Sailing along the high deep blue seas in relatively choppy waters, you can see the sailors crew figures in white uniform wearing hats on deck, also with 3 lifeboats shown, a single steam funnel and masts either side with rigging, flying above is the St George flag along with the Union Jack. With scattered grey clouds above a beautiful blue sky. She commenced service on the Australia Station at Sydney in 1873 as a tender for HMS Clio. She was later used for anti-blackbirding operations in the South Pacific and also for hydrographic surveys of Fiji and Australia.On 3 June 1873, Alacrity ran aground in Vita Bay, Fiji Islands. Alacrity was in use as an accommodation hulk at Bantry Bay during the Second World War. Citations 1 2 3 Bastock, pp. Chronological List of the Officers Conducting British Maritime Discoveries and Surveys: Together with the Names of the Vessels Employed from the Earlier Times Until 1900. Her Majesty's Stationery Office. A excellent size being 74cm wide and 54cm high. Such a delightful scene to the eye. Highly sought after due to the collectible nature of the marine scenery subject matter such elaborate detail.
With hanging thread on the back ready for immediate home wall display. Incredible conversation piece for your guests. We only select & sell paintings based upon subject, quality & significance.We provide our clients with friendly professional customer service. Offered in fine used condition. Front painting surface in excellent order. The canvas has been relined.
The frame is in good overall order having only some general wear, scuffs, scratches, in places commensurate with usage & age. Checkout our exciting other available collections in our shop gallery, happy shopping. Dimensions in centimetres of the frame approximate High (40cm) Wide (50.5cm) Depth thickness of frame (3.5cm). We securely wrap & pack all items to a professional standard.
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