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S.S. City of Rome

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Built in 1881 by Barrow Ship Building Co. for the Inman Line, City of London was a huge disappointment and was returned to the builders after just six voyages. Anchor Line then managed her on various routes until 1900, initially for their Liverpool-New York route, but the lack of a running mate rendered this venture unprofitable. Genuinely considered one of the most beautiful liners ever to cross the Western Ocean, she was scrapped in 1902.

A finely executed model of the ocean liner City of Rome displayed on a painted paper and cotton wool sea set within a mirrored case with a gilt gesso frame.

w:39 x h:16.75 in

Item Code: 1897

£ 2450

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