Antique Print: ROYAL NAVY: Sloop "Swallow" & "Thrush" Gunboat. Launched 1885-1889. Caption below print: 'The "Swallow" and "Thrush" of To-day. "Swallow", Sloop, 1130 Tons. Launched Sheerness, 1885. Heaviest Gun, 5 in. "Thrush", Gunboat, 805 Tons. Launched Greenock, 1889. Heaviest Gun, 4 in.'. Type: Antique colour print. Date of printing: 1901. Size: 17.0 x 27.5cm, 6.75 x 10.75 inches (Medium), 483 sq cm. Artist, cartographer or engraver: Charles Dixon. Condition: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: The image shown may have been taken 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 from that shown in the image. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Verso: There are images and/or text printed on the reverse side of the picture. The paper is thick, and the printing on the reverse does not show through to the front. Provenance: "Britannia's Bulwarks"; Edited by Commander Charles N. Robinson; Illustrations in colours by Charles Dixon and in Monochrome by C.J. Staniland, Published at the Offices of "Navy and Army Illustrated ", London. Please note that virtually all antique and vintage maps and prints have been extracted from books, atlases or newspapers.. Subject categories: Royal Navy Kent.