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artist unknown


Date: unknown

Media: pencil on paper

Size: 182 x 277 mm

Acquired: Gift

Accession Number: 2001.61/2

Unfinished sketch on reverse.


Simon Gibbs
6 November 2015, 11:06
The IS Pontypridd (built 1883 in Blyth, sunk 1917) is listed as a Morel ship in Appendix 1 of the book on "Morels of Cardiff" written by John Morel Gibbs (my father. If "Daisy" who contacted the NMW in May 2014 would like to follow up this e-mail, I can provide additional information.
Sara Huws
27 March 2014, 11:39
Dear Daisy,

I'm afraid that we have no record of the artist called Roger Adams in our database. If you'd like to know more about the ship or the Morel brothers, I can pass your enquiry on to one of our curators.

26 March 2014, 17:15
I have an original watercolour of the SS Pontypridd by an artist called Roger Adams.

On the back it has the Mabel Brothers, but on closer inspection it is the Morel brothers.

Can anyone tell me it's history?
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