Painting of SS "Scotland"

1865 in United Kingdom

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Painting. SS "Scotland" / by J Scott, 1865. Oil on canvas; in gilt frame [880 x1440 x35mm]. Signed and dated brc. Portrait, ship. Iron-clad 3-masted barque rigged screw steamer, at sea under sail and steam. National Steam Navigation Company; completed 1865 by Palmer's, Jarrow. Destroyed in collision with the Kate Dyer off Fire Island, New York, 1 December 1866, driven to wreck ashore; the position marked by the Scotland lightship. In the year of her life she was regarded as the most advanced transatlantic ship of her time


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oil paint on canvas, paint and wood (unidentified)
frame: 880 mm x 1440 mm x 35 mm,
image: 790 mm x 1350 mm
steam ship
  • visual and verbal communication
  • oil painting - visual work
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
W H Trapp

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