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Key Information

Lot No.
472
Description
WILLIAM EDWARD WEBB (1862-1903)
At a Quay-side
bears strengthened signature 'W.Webb' (lower left)
oil on canvas
15 1/2 x 23 in  ( 39.4 x 58.4 )

The painting depicts a ship of The Inman Line (possibly the S.S City of.Chicago) and other shipping in a harbour .
The Inman Line operated out of Liverpool and other ports, servicing a number of cross Atlantic routes. From the mid to late nineteenth century as a company it  led the drive to replace wood hulled paddle steamers with iron -hulled screw propelled ships.
Sale Section
Paintings, Prints & Maps
Sale Price
£500