Painting: Cunard Co.'s SS "SERVIA" Liverpool and New York; F.W. Coombes; 1994.97...

Name/Title

Painting: Cunard Co.'s SS "SERVIA" Liverpool and New York

About this object

Watercolour painting of Cunard Company's SS SERVIA Liverpool and New York. The ship is considered by some maritime historians to be the first modern ocean liner. Built by J & G Thomson of Clydebank launched in 1881. She was the first large ocean liner to be built of steel instead of iron, and the first Cunard ship to have an electric lighting.

Maker

F.W. Coombes

Medium and Materials

Watercolour/Art Media, 0 - Whole
Paper

Inscription and Marks

"F.W.C.", Initials

Measurements

HxW (2D objects YxX): H 167 W 226mm (H 6 9/16 W 8 7/8in)
HxW (2D objects YxX): H 103 W 167mm (H 4 1/16 W 6 9/16in)

Subject and Association Keywords

Painting/[MARITIME ARTS & CRAFTS]

Subject and Association Keywords

Shipping Lines/[Shipping]

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs E. Lindis Ashton

Object Type

Art

Object number

1994.97.8

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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