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Billy Boy Sloop Accommodation

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Artist: Francois Carlebur, Jun.

'Accommodation' a Billy Boy Sloop portrayed in pen, ink and watercolour by Francois Carlebur, Jun. (1821-1893) off of Dordrecht in 1850.

 

The engraved brass plate to the fine mahogany frame stating that the Accommodation is from Hull, of 110 tons burden, owned and commanded by C. Beeforth Newton. 

 

A Billy-Boy was a small round-sterned trading craft peculiar to the Humber and the Wash; often clinker built and rigged as a cutter with square top-sails or as a ketch.

 

Dutch for the English market, circa 1850.

 

overall size 31.75 in x 25 in 

 

within the Verre églomisé border 22 in x 16 in

 

Item Code: 2574

£ 4350

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