Tue, 8th Nov 2016 12:00

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

 
  Lot 44
 

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P.O. GRIFFITHS, R.N.R. (BRITISH, LATE 19TH...

P.O. GRIFFITHS, R.N.R (BRITISH, LATE 19TH CENTURY SCHOOL)
H.M.Ships 'Nile' and 'Trafalgar' cruising in the Mediterranean
Signed 'P.O. Griffiths R.N.R. 8/97' (lower right)
Oil on board
24 x 33½in. (61 x 85cm.)

Nile, the only other member of the 'Trafalgar' Class (the last ironclad class) was commissioned in 1891 and is most famously seen as the vessel photographed standing by as H.M.S. Victoria sinks with Admiral Tryon and many of the crew after being rammed by H.M.S. Camperdown on 22nd June, 1893, one of the survivors being J.R. Jellicoe. She was broken up in 1912, a year after her sister.

Estimated at £150 - £250


Condition report
Fine overall condition.

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P.O. GRIFFITHS, R.N.R (BRITISH, LATE 19TH CENTURY SCHOOL)
H.M.Ships 'Nile' and 'Trafalgar' cruising in the Mediterranean
Signed 'P.O. Griffiths R.N.R. 8/97' (lower right)
Oil on board
24 x 33½in. (61 x 85cm.)

Nile, the only other member of the 'Trafalgar' Class (the last ironclad class) was commissioned in 1891 and is most famously seen as the vessel photographed standing by as H.M.S. Victoria sinks with Admiral Tryon and many of the crew after being rammed by H.M.S. Camperdown on 22nd June, 1893, one of the survivors being J.R. Jellicoe. She was broken up in 1912, a year after her sister.