1876 Woodburytype of Samuel Plimsoll

Samuel Plimsoll)

Published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, London & Edinburgh, 1876
Condition: Very Good
From Certain Books, ABAA (Westhampton, NY, U.S.A.)

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A sharp and clear oval Woodburytype portrait of Samuel Plimsoll; approx. 3 1/2" x 4 1/2" size, on the original heavy paper 8 1/2" x 10 1/2" sheet; Samuel Plimsoll (1824-1898) British politician and shipping reformer, promoter of greater safety on ships, primarily concerning the fatal overloading of merchant vessels at the time and the loss of life of seamen - hence the "Plimsoll Line" found on ships demarking loading capacities. (DNB); photograph by Thompson Cooper, Lock & Whitfield photographers; a handsome and striking portrait of the noted British inventor and social advocate in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 19805

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Title: 1876 Woodburytype of Samuel Plimsoll

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, London & Edinburgh

Publication Date: 1876

Book Condition:Very Good

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