From 9th March 2017 a number of our paintings will be on display at the Hadrian Hotel, Wall, Hexham to view and purchase.
Maurice Wilson RI SWLA 1914 –
This wonderful watercolour of a German Four Masted Barque (Windjammer) was exhibited at the R.I. exhibition of 1985 at the Mall Galleries, London and bears the original exhibition label verso. Launched in 1902 & named after the wife of Prince William of Prussia & affectionately known as `The Duchess` she was one of the fastest Clippers ever built & won the unofficial grain race from Australia to the UK many times. Immortalized in the book by Alan Villiers `Falmouth for orders`: the story of the last grain race from Australia.
watercolour 10" x 14" (with frame 19" x 23") signed
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