WILLIAM FAWCETT and HMS Queen in 1837

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WILLIAM FAWCETT and HMS Queen in 1837

In: Ships
Part of our Paintings gallery

Artist/Photographer: Frank Stewart MURRAY

Date: 1893

Medium: Watercolour on paper heightened with white, gum arabic and bodycolour

Description:
The painting depicts what was most probably a fictitious meeting between the sailing warship HMS QUEEN and the 206-ton paddle-steamer WILLIAM FAWCETT which made the first Peninsular Steam sailing to Spain and Portugal in 1835.

Featured Ship: WILLIAM FAWCETT (1828)

Shipping Line: P&O STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY



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