• Sale 7856

    Maritime Art

    21 November 2012, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 50

    William Clark (Greenock 1803-1883)

    The John Kerr Co.'s John Ferguson off the Tail of the Bank on the Clyde, possibly on her maiden voyage

    Price Realised  

    William Clark (Greenock 1803-1883)
    The John Kerr Co.'s John Ferguson off the Tail of the Bank on the Clyde, possibly on her maiden voyage
    signed and dated 'Wm. Clark 1854' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    30 x 44 in. (76.2 x 111.7 cm.)


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    John Ferguson, registered at 499 tons was built on the Clyde in 1854 for John Kerr & Co. of Greenock. Along with her sistership Agnes Taylor (see lot 47), she was also put onto the trans-Atlantic trade between the Clyde and the West Indies.

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