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Gunner Baldie

Sunbeam

Details

Artist

Gunner Baldie

Title

Sunbeam

Date

1875-1880

Medium

Wool and silk

Dimensions

H: 38.4 x W: 47.6 cm

Reference

CVCSC:0082.F

Collection

British Folk Art

Status

On Display

The Sunbeam was built in 1874 and scrapped in 1929. She was a 323-ton three-masted schooner, and one of the first yachts to sail around the world. The picture was made by a gunner in the Royal Artillery.

Gunner Baldie Sunbeam 1875-1880 © Compton Verney