8: After Antonio Jacobson, 19th Century The S.S. Blythv
AFTER ANTONIO JACOBSON, 19TH CENTURY
The S.S. Blythville under way in a swell
Inscribed ‘S.S. Blythville of West Hartlepool W.C. Bacon Commander 1880’
Oil on canvas
24 x 36in. (61 x 91.5cm.)
This cargo ship of 1,390 tons was built and run by W. Gray of West Hartlepool, launched 28th July 1877. She was wrecked near Rhinns off Islay on 3rd June 1898.
The artist of this painting has been identified as Eduoard Adam of Le Havre (1847-1910)