A SAILOR'S WOOLWORK PICTURE OF A SHIP
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A SAILOR'S WOOLWORK PICTURE OF A SHIP

MID 19TH CENTURY

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A SAILOR'S WOOLWORK PICTURE OF A SHIP
MID 19TH CENTURY
The three masted vessel with a yacht and a lighthouse in the background with painted canvas sails flying the red ensign, glazed wood frame
21¾ x 32½in. (55 x 83cm.) excluding frame
Special notice

No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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Lot Essay

Woolwork ship pictures were an almost exclusively British and Naval phenomenon. Largely produced by sailors in the mid to the late 19th century the ships were usually shown side on with no attempt at perspective. The details were worked in long and short stiches and worked on canvas sails

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