Object photography

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Object description

  • Samuel Walters (English, 1811-1882)
  • Double Paddle Steamer Bessemer, 1875
  • Oil on canvas
  • Liverpool, England
  • H: 32 in, W: 48 1/2 in, D: 2 1/4 in (H: 81.3 cm, W: 123.2 cm, D: 5.7 cm)
  • Gift of Francis Lee Higginson, 1986
  • M22609

INSCRIPTION

signed lower left corner of painting, "J. Walter/ (?)"

SPECIAL COLLECTION

Francis Lee Higginson Collection

DESCRIPTION

Oil painting of the British steamer BESSEMER. The BESSEMER was built in 1874 at Hull, England, for Bessemer Saloon Sbt. Co., 743 tons.