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RICHARD BALL SPENCER (England, 1812-1897), Portrait of
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RICHARD BALL SPENCER
England, 1812-1897
Portrait of the Black Ball Line ship Legion of Honour. Signed lower left "R.B. Spencer".
Oil on canvas, 20" x 30". Framed 25.5" x 35.5".
Provenance:
A New England institution.
Eldred's, July 20, 2012, Lot #546.
Private Collection, California.

Notes:
The Legion of Honour was built in 1863 by H.W. Wilson of St. John's, New Brunswick. She was part of Thomas MacKay's Black Ball Line, which primarily sailed from England to Australia delivering mail and travelers eager to capitalize on Australia's gold rush.
Condition
Relined. Large horizontal U ship repaired tear to sky / top of masts. Large circular area of inpaint to the left of the mast. Other scattered inpaint throught. Approx 10% total restoration. Some areas of light overcleaning.
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RICHARD BALL SPENCER (England, 1812-1897), Portrait of

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Feb 24, 2022
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Est. $5,000 - $7,000Starting Price $2,500
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Description
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RICHARD BALL SPENCER
England, 1812-1897
Portrait of the Black Ball Line ship Legion of Honour. Signed lower left "R.B. Spencer".
Oil on canvas, 20" x 30". Framed 25.5" x 35.5".
Provenance:
A New England institution.
Eldred's, July 20, 2012, Lot #546.
Private Collection, California.

Notes:
The Legion of Honour was built in 1863 by H.W. Wilson of St. John's, New Brunswick. She was part of Thomas MacKay's Black Ball Line, which primarily sailed from England to Australia delivering mail and travelers eager to capitalize on Australia's gold rush.
Condition
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Relined. Large horizontal U ship repaired tear to sky / top of masts. Large circular area of inpaint to the left of the mast. Other scattered inpaint throught. Approx 10% total restoration. Some areas of light overcleaning.

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