Thu, 17th Jul 2008 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Phoenix)

 
  Lot 6
 

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Australian School (c.1904-13)<br/>A starboard view...

Australian School (c.1904-13)
A starboard view of the Village Line barque Dunreggan with a battleship beyond
Oil on board, the reverse with large trade label for the Adelaide Photo Co., Sydney

18 x 24in . (46 x 61cm.)

Provenance: Christie's South Kensington, 11/11/99, lot 576.

The battleship in the distance is either H.M.S. Encounter or H.M.S. Challenger - the only three-funnelled battleships on the Australian station at the time. Dunreggan was a steel barque of 1,630 tons built in 1892 by the Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. of Troon. She is absent from the register by 1914.

Sold for £1,116
Estimated at £600 - £800

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
Australian School (c.1904-13)
A starboard view of the Village Line barque Dunreggan with a battleship beyond
Oil on board, the reverse with large trade label for the Adelaide Photo Co., Sydney

18 x 24in . (46 x 61cm.)

Provenance: Christie's South Kensington, 11/11/99, lot 576.

The battleship in the distance is either H.M.S. Encounter or H.M.S. Challenger - the only three-funnelled battleships on the Australian station at the time. Dunreggan was a steel barque of 1,630 tons built in 1892 by the Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. of Troon. She is absent from the register by 1914.