Paintings: Eastern & Australian Co's S.S. "CATTERTHUN" and China Navigation Co's...


Paintings: Eastern & Australian Co's S.S. "CATTERTHUN" and China Navigation Co's S.S. "CHANGSHA"

About this object

A set of two paintings on a page of a scrapbook album compiled by the artist F.W. Coombes. The Eastern & Australian Company's S.S. CATTERTHUN and the China Navigation Company's S.S. CHANGSHA. The CATTERTHUN was an 1881 Steamer of 2179 tons which freighted gold to China and returned to Australia with tea. She was wrecked at Seal Rocks, New South Wales in August 1895.

The S.S. CHANGSHA was a 1886 steamer of 2269 tons also involved in trade with China from Australia. She was broken up in China in 1926.


F.W. Coombes

Medium and Materials

Watercolour/Art Media, 0 - Whole
Paper, 0 - Whole


HxW (2D objects YxX): H 167 W 226mm (H 6 9/16 W 8 7/8in)
HxW (2D objects YxX): H 109 W 143mm (H 4 5/16 W 5 5/8in)
HxW (2D objects YxX): H 83 W 155mm (H 3 1/4 W 6 1/8in)

Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords

Shipping Lines/[Shipping]

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs E. Lindis Ashton

Object Type


Object number


Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

This object is from