C1874

The Screw-Steamer Durham, Australian Line.

Scarce c.19th engraving of the clipper ship, built by Money Wigram & Son’s, at Blackwall and launched: 16th May 1874 by Miss Gertrude Wigram. She was 2,284 tonnes,  1,879 with a length of 286, breadth 39and depth 26 . 9.On  … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

The Screw-Steamer Durham, Australian Line.

Date:

C1874

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

237mm 
x 161mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Screw-Steamer Durham, Australian Line. - Antique Print from 1874

Genuine antique
dated:

1874

Description:

Scarce c.19th engraving of the clipper ship, built by Money Wigram & Son’s, at Blackwall and launched: 16th May 1874 by Miss Gertrude Wigram. She was 2,284 tonnes,  1,879 with a length of 286, breadth 39and depth 26 . 9.On  24th June 1903 she was destroyed by fire at Buenos Ayres and sold as a wreck.

From the original edition of the Illustrated London News.

Josiah Robert Wells (1849 - 1897)

Wells was the principal marine artist for The Illustrated London News 1873-1883. He was a member and exhibited at the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours and the New Society of Painters in Water Colours from 1872 and in 1879 as well as exhibiting at the Royal Academy.

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