Tue, 6th Nov 2018 11:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Speedy')

 
  Lot 24
 

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CHINESE SCHOOL, CIRCA 1884 - S.S. 'Gulf of Papua' off the China Coast

CHINESE SCHOOL, CIRCA 1884

S.S. 'Gulf of Papua' off the China Coast

Oil on canvas

17½ x 23in. (44.5 x 58.5cm.)

This 2042 ton general purpose cargo ship was launched 27th December 1883 by the builder's Sir Raylton Dixon & Co., Middlesbrough for the Greenock SS Co. Fleet (all of which were named Gulf of...) was sold to the German firm of Zerssen & Co in 1897 and renamed Ida. On 24th December 1899 she was in passage between Blyth and Bordeaux with a cargo of coal when she disappeared with all hands, her wreck has yet to be located.

Sold for £434
Estimated at £300 - £500

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 

CHINESE SCHOOL, CIRCA 1884

S.S. 'Gulf of Papua' off the China Coast

Oil on canvas

17½ x 23in. (44.5 x 58.5cm.)

This 2042 ton general purpose cargo ship was launched 27th December 1883 by the builder's Sir Raylton Dixon & Co., Middlesbrough for the Greenock SS Co. Fleet (all of which were named Gulf of...) was sold to the German firm of Zerssen & Co in 1897 and renamed Ida. On 24th December 1899 she was in passage between Blyth and Bordeaux with a cargo of coal when she disappeared with all hands, her wreck has yet to be located.

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Speedy'), Tue, 6th Nov 2018

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Main View and Sale Venue:
25 Blythe Road
London, W14 0PD

Large Object View and Post-Sale Collection:
6 Imperial Studios
3-11 Imperial Road
London, SW6 2AG

 

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