INDIAN OCEAN Ship Argo cyclone Kerguelen Island antique print 1853
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INDIAN OCEAN: Ship Argo, cyclone, Kerguelen Island, antique print, 1853

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CAPTION BELOW PICTURE: 'The steam-ship Argo in a cyclone off the Island of Desolation'


Indian Ocean Cyclones pre 1900
This region has had some of the world's deadliest cyclones, but there is a shortage of organized information about them. Only cyclones which caused fatalities over 3000 people have been included.
1584 Backerganj Cyclone killed around 200,000 people.
1737 Calcutta cyclone, caused death and destruction around Calcutta, India.
1789 Indian Cyclone, killed 20,000 in Coringa, India.
1839 Indian Cyclone - caused a massive storm surge hit Coringa, India on November 25 killed 300,000 people.
1864 Calcutta Cyclone, killed around 60,000 people in Calcutta, India.
1876 Great Backerganj Cyclone hit the Meghna River Delta area of India, the storm surge killed 100,000, and the disease after the storm killed another 100,000.
1882 Great Bombay Cyclone killed around 200,000 people in Bombay,India.
1897 Chittagong cyclone killed around 175,000 in Chittagong,Bangladesh.

(Source Wikipedia)

Notes on the historical context / background to the print can be viewed at: Indian Ocean Cyclones

DATE PRINTED: 1853    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 15.0 x 23.0cm, 6 x 9 inches (Medium)

TYPE: Antique wood engraved print

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: Tight top margin; Red price stamp in one corner of the print; The image shown may have been scanned from a different example of this print than that which is offered for sale: The print you will receive is in Good condition but there may be minor variations in the condition compared to that shown in the image. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There are images and/or text printed on the reverse side of the picture. In some cases this may be visible on the picture itself (please check the scan prior to your purchase) or around the margin of the picture.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Unsigned

PROVENANCE: Illustrated London News



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INDIAN OCEAN: Ship Argo, cyclone, Kerguelen Island, antique print, 1853
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