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Painting: Aberdeen White Star Line Clipper Ship - THERMOPYLAE; F.W. Coombes; 1994.97.13

Object number

1994.97.13

Name/Title

Painting: Aberdeen White Star Line Clipper Ship - THERMOPYLAE

Object Type

Art

About this Object

Watercolour painting of Aberdeen White Star Line Clipper Ship - THERMOPYLAE. The ship had two decks and three masts and was involved in the China tea trade. She was a fast clipper ship and set speed records on her maiden voyage to Melbourne - 63 days. Note the White Star Line flag on the main-mast.

Medium and Materials

Watercolour

Measurements

HxW (2D objects YxX): H 167 W 226mm (H 6 9/16 W 8 7/8in) HxW (2D objects YxX): H 117 W 150mm (H 4 5/8 W 5 7/8in)

Subject Keywords

Painting, Shipping Lines

Other Number

S28

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs E. Lindis Ashton

Copyright Licence

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