Courtesy of Nova Scotia Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-ND
Courtesy of Nova Scotia Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-ND

Five sealing ships in St. John's, Newfoundland

Date

c. 1900

Artist

Probably by Florence Rogers

Collection

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From the Collection

Description

Watercolour painting on paper of five sealing ships in St. John's, Newfoundland, The Narrows are at left; all steam/sail vessels display the red ensign and house flag; all vessels are weither Barque or barquentine rigged; Neptune and Nimrod have decks filled with crew and dories; painted by F. Rogers, c.1900. The vessels Nimrod, Hector & Neptune were all owned by Bob bros. (The Avalon Steamship co.). Kite and Avalon were owned by Bowring bros.

Inscription

Signed lower left corner: " F. Rogers." Names of vessels (Kite, Neptune, Hector, Nimrod, Aurora) printed on mat beneath watercolour.

Image Licence

Image Credit

Courtesy of Nova Scotia Museum

From the Watercolour World

Location

The Narrows, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada

Country