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"The Albatross" by Per Johansson

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This is the "Albatross" from Jules Vernes novel "Robur the Conqueror"


Pen and ink. Computer coloured. Background is my own digital photo.

3 Sep 2008:-) John R Farley Jr
Now this is cool! I love the old style drawing of it too, reflecting the old style version of high tech.

:-) Per Johansson replies: "Thanks again, John! Very glad to read nice comments! I must admit that my "Albatross" has a lot fewer propellers than described in Vernes novel, where it has over 70. For the moment I try to figure out how to draw "Terror" from his novel "Master of the World". That vehicle is, as You may know, an automobile, a boat, a submarine and an aeroplane, all in one..."
25 Sep 2008:-) Vineet Aman Aggarwal
Wow Nice!!! this is so cool how did u ever get to give it this look??

:-) Per Johansson replies: "Thank You, Vineet! Very glad You like it. Well, I just reread the Jules Vere novel, and I decided to try to draw the "Albatross" after my own imagination."
8 Dec 2008:-) John sharp
I like your artwork, I’ll be back to have a look at it properly

:-) Per Johansson replies: "Thanks very much, John! I just visited Your site and will try to take the time to read some of Your writings soon! "
21 Nov 2009:-) Tom Draco Noir Taylor
Great job, Per- this is exactly what I imagined when I read the book-And I wanted to be part of the crew! Or at least go for a ride.1

:-) Per Johansson replies: "Thanks, Tom! I’ve read the book several times and was fascinated by the "Albatross". It was a very clever design for its time."
25 Nov 201045 Sean
This is moments before his rivals in the Weldon Institute enticed a whale to breach near them.

Robur: "Steer us ten degrees starboard...WHAT THE HELL!!!" *smash*

"Ha! Who’s got the better machine now?" shouts a voice from the Goahead as it speeds by.

:-) Per Johansson replies: "I see You have read the book too. Good, and thanks!"
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'The Albatross':
 • Created by: :-) Per Johansson
 • Copyright: Creative Commons LicenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Public Domain License.
 • Keywords: Airship, Albatross, Jules, Ocean, Verne
 • Categories: Spaceships, Ships, Bessels, Transportation...
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen, Computer-coloured Picture
 • Inspirations: Jules Verne
 • Submitted: 2008-08-13 09:36:38
 • Views: 5997
 • Resolution: 700x449

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