C1875

The Royal Yacht

Artist:

Thomas Goldsworthy Dutton (1820 - 1891)

HMS Victoria and Albert II, a 360-foot (110 m) steamer launched 16 January 1855, was a royal yacht of the sovereign of the United Kingdom until 1900, owned and operated by the Royal Navy. Of 2,470 tons, the yacht could … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

The Royal Yacht

Date:

C1875

Artist:

Thomas Goldsworthy Dutton (1820 - 1891)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

182mm 
x 125mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Royal Yacht - Antique Print from 1875

Genuine antique
dated:

1875

Description:

HMS Victoria and Albert II, a 360-foot (110 m) steamer launched 16 January 1855, was a royal yacht of the sovereign of the United Kingdom until 1900, owned and operated by the Royal Navy. Of 2,470 tons, the yacht could make 15 knots (28 km/h; 17 mph) on her paddles. There were 240 crew. The ship was used by Prince Arthur on the occasion of his visit to Heligoland in 1872.[1]  Victoria and Albert II was scrapped in about 1904.  El Horria was built to the same specifications for Isma’il Pasha, the Khedive of Egypt in 1865 and is the oldest steamship afloat.

Biography:

Thomas Goldsworthy Dutton (1820-1891)

Born in 1820 in London, Middlesex, England and named after his ironmonger father.  Married Martha Foster on 27 Apr 1843, at St John, Hackney, Middlesex. 

He was one of the most famous C19th maritime artists of ship portraits.  A noted watercolorist, and painter in oils his works are numerous institutional collections.

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