Wed, 22nd Oct 2008 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Association)

 
Lot 12
 
Lot 12 - ARCHIBALD ANDREWS (20th CENTURY)<br/><br/>The White...

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ARCHIBALD ANDREWS (20th CENTURY)<br/><br/>The White...

ARCHIBALD ANDREWS (20th CENTURY)

The White Star Liner Medic underway off a headland; and the troop transport Templemore heading out to sea
Signed and dated (lower right) 'Archibald Andrews 1902'
Watercolour - with touches of body colour, heightened with white

8 x 12in. (20 x 30.5cm.) Framed and glazed

Built in 1899 especially for the Australia - Cape of Good Hope service, Medic was sold in 1928 and renamed Hektoria, a whale factory ship. She was torpedoed on 11th September, 1942 by U-608 in the North Atlantic.

Sold for £43
Estimated at £30 - £50

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Templemore
Vertical tear from top right corner of paper down to mid quadrant of image. Small circular areas of staining and tear to mid left hand side of paper. Overall colour discolouration. Would benefit from a clean.

Medic
Vertical tear from top right hand corner down to bottom of image. Overall colour discolouration. Would benefit from a clean.

We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of this property. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Charles Miller Ltd is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

 
ARCHIBALD ANDREWS (20th CENTURY)

The White Star Liner Medic underway off a headland; and the troop transport Templemore heading out to sea
Signed and dated (lower right) 'Archibald Andrews 1902'
Watercolour - with touches of body colour, heightened with white

8 x 12in. (20 x 30.5cm.) Framed and glazed

Built in 1899 especially for the Australia - Cape of Good Hope service, Medic was sold in 1928 and renamed Hektoria, a whale factory ship. She was torpedoed on 11th September, 1942 by U-608 in the North Atlantic.