(1800 - 1899)

Deck of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Line’s S.S. Don en route to Demerara

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Height: 11.5cm

Width: 23cm

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BRITISH SCHOOL (circa 1880) Deck of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Line’s S.S. Don en route to Demerara Inscribed on the reverse: Deck of the S.S. Don 3800 tons/Southampton to Demerara/Royal Steam Packet Line Watercolour over traces of pencil, unframed, in mount only 11.5 by 23 cm., 4 by 9 in. (mount size 28.5 by 39.5 cm.; 11 by 15 in. Built in 1872 for the Pacific Steam Navigation Company, she was originally named the Corocavado. In 1877 she was purchased by the Royal Mail Steam Packet Line and renamed Don. She was scrapped in 1901.