Wed, 26th Oct 2011 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Implacable)

 
Lot 18
 

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NEAPOLITAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY<br/>The S.S....

NEAPOLITAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY
The S.S. "Raven" steaming off Naples; and The S.S. "Raven" in a heavy sea
Watercolour heightened with white
Inscribed 'S.S. Raven' (at centre)
16 x 26in. (40.5 x 66cm.)
(2, a pair)

Launched in 1883 for the General Steam Navigation Co.Ltd., the Raven was a 1,648 ton general cargo steamer built by Pearse of Stockton. Lengthened in 1892 to register 1,965 tons, she was wrecked on London Bridge abutments on 21 November 1913 and broken up in situ.

Sold for £496
Estimated at £400 - £600

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
NEAPOLITAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY
The S.S. "Raven" steaming off Naples; and The S.S. "Raven" in a heavy sea
Watercolour heightened with white
Inscribed 'S.S. Raven' (at centre)
16 x 26in. (40.5 x 66cm.)
(2, a pair)

Launched in 1883 for the General Steam Navigation Co.Ltd., the Raven was a 1,648 ton general cargo steamer built by Pearse of Stockton. Lengthened in 1892 to register 1,965 tons, she was wrecked on London Bridge abutments on 21 November 1913 and broken up in situ.