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A Sailormade Narrative Woolwork

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A fine Victorian woolwork picture made by a British sailor of the Royal Navy, titled ‘Off The Eddystone’ and with swagged flags of allegiance. 

The scene shows us a busy sea around the Eddystone Lighthouse, Cornwall, the principal vessel flying the Admiralty flag from the mainmast having passed a Royal Navy Brig. There is a Navy Cutter following the brig and a small French boat in the foreground.

This large narrative woolwork retains its original walnut veneered frame with a silvered slip.

Circa 1860

o.s:33 in x 25.5 in 



Item Code: 4946

£ 2350

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