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Album: Title page of album of watercolours depicting sailing ships, steamers and some yachts by F.W. Combes and illustration of ORSOVA (Orient Line); F.W. Coombes; 1994.97.2

Object number

1994.97.2

Name/Title

Album: Title page of album of watercolours depicting sailing ships, steamers and some yachts by F.W. Combes and illustration of ORSOVA (Orient Line)

Object Type

Art

About this Object

Title page indexed album compiled by F.W. Coombes. Stamped with the former owner's name "Gilbert Gane" at top centre. Handwritten note reads "Paintings by F.W. Coombes (of San Francisco?). Mr Combes owned a schooner. Gib met artist in Auckland through Uncle Frank Atkinson (Dr.)"HARRIER, UNDINE and LARK), SS ROTOMAHANA (Union Steam Ship Company), SS HAUROTO in a gale Auckland to Sydney Oct 1886 (Union Steam Ship Company), SS UMBRIA (Cunard).

Medium and Materials

Cardboard

Measurements

Length (mm): 225mm (3/4ft) Width: 165mm (9/16ft)

Subject Keywords

Painting, Shipping Lines

Other Number

S28

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs E. Lindis Ashton

Copyright Licence

All rights reserved