© P&O Heritage Collection
HIMALAYA in the Thames Estuary
Medium: Watercolour heightened with white on paper (some bodycolour?)
P&O’s second HIMALAYA, built in 1892, was the first of the Company’s liners to be requisitioned for use in the First World War, in August 1914. This major painting is the largest work in the collection by W.W. Lloyd who is best known as the creator of the book “P&O Pencillings”.
Featured Ship: HIMALAYA (1892)
Shipping Line: P&O STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY