The Breaking Up of the Great Eastern, No. 2
A view of the Great Eastern being broken apart while positioned on the exposed river estuary. The ship is shown in the upper left corner of the composition with its four funnels are gone and its bow section is cut open. There are three small sail boats next to the Great Eastern and remains of the great ship are laying half-embedded in the sand on the right. Several sailing ships can be seen in the distance on the right.