Images of Industry


artist unknown


Date: late 19th century

Media: gouache on paper

Size: 385 x 598 mm

Acquired: 1980; Purchase

Accession Number: 80.53I/2

Unidentified signature at bottom left.

The Ravensworth was built by Priestman’s of Sunderland in 1883 for Newcastle shipowners, but in 1898 she was sold to Harries Bros of Swansea. The Harries family were natives of the Fishguard area. The Ravensworth was eventually lost by collision during September 1917.


Huw Woodford-Rott
4 January 2017, 18:13
My Great grandmother was Mary Jane Harries
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