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1905 Print Collier Coal Ship North Sea Transportation Medway William Wyllie Art

1905 Print Collier Coal Ship North Sea Transportation Medway William Wyllie Art

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This is an original 1905 color print of a painting by William Lionel Wyllie which depicts a collier, or bulk coal ship, unloading into smaller vessels off the southeast coast of England. The smaller boats would then transport the resource to any ships that were in need, generally coal-powered naval warships.

CONDITION

This 106+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No Creases. No Natural Defects. No Surface Rub. No Tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Color Print; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.25 x 7.75 inches; 13 x 20 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Wyllie, William Lionel. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Wyllie, William Lionel

English painter William Lionel Wyllie (1851-1931) specialized in maritime themes which he would execute beautifully in oils or watercolors. His love of the sea was drawn from his time spent sailing around Europe in a huff after two of his early pieces were refused by the Royal Academy. He married Marion Amy Carew in 1879, and the two of them had nine children together, five of which were buried before the two finally passed in the 1930s.

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