• Creator
  • Leighton, John
  • Description
  • Armorial. Ownership. 77x101 mm. Depressvs | extollor / IOHN SCOTT RVSSELL. Ship at sea with sails furled, bearing large escutcheon and banner with motto: depressus extollor. Owner's monogram on ship. [1] Motto: "Depressus extollor" = Having been depressed, I am now exalted [2] Designer's name from Hamilton. [3] Russell "built the ill-fated Leviathan, afterwards known as the Great Eastern, which was unfortunate from it very birth; he published ... more
    Armorial. Ownership. 77x101 mm. Depressvs | extollor / IOHN SCOTT RVSSELL. Ship at sea with sails furled, bearing large escutcheon and banner with motto: depressus extollor. Owner's monogram on ship. [1] Motto: "Depressus extollor" = Having been depressed, I am now exalted [2] Designer's name from Hamilton. [3] Russell "built the ill-fated Leviathan, afterwards known as the Great Eastern, which was unfortunate from it very birth; he published a mighty work in three enormous volumes on naval architecture, which was not a success, and he built the vast dome of the Vienna Exhibition in 1873, which was." (Hamilton). less
  • Rights
  • Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/7016277