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The ship 'Louisa Fletcher'

BHC3458
Oil paintings

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Collection Oil paintings, Fine art
Gallery locationNot on display
VesselsLouisa Fletcher 1867

Object details:

Object ID BHC3458
Description Ship portrait, signed and dated 1874. Oil painting of the clipper 'Louisa Fletcher' in port-broadside view, apparently with Rudyerd's Eddystone lightouse seen under her bow. She is identified by her name on the hull and is flying her code number. The house flag may be that of Money, Wigram & Co. - that is, a St George cross defaced by a blue square at centre, though the corners of the square usually extend into the white quadrants of the flag. For details on the artist, see BHC3286.
Date made 1874

Artist/Maker Spencer, Richard Ball
Spencer, William Ball
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Macpherson Collection
Materials oil on canvas
Measurements Painting: 610 mm x 762 mm
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  • The ship 'Louisa Fletcher' (BHC3458)
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