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Date: circa 1895

Media: watercolour on paper

Size: 430 x 618 mm

Acquired: 1986; Purchase

Accession Number: 86.36I

This vessel was completed at South Shields in 1888 as HARPERLY for London owners. In 1890 she was bought by John Mathias & Sons of Aberystwyth, who operated her in the tramping trades out of Cardiff. She was wrecked off Cape Rizzuto,Italy on 14 Feb. 1905 whilst bound from Penarth to Venice with a cargo of coal. 


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