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JOHN STOBART

Massachusetts/Florida, 1929-

"Packet Great Western Approaching New York".

Signed lower right "Stobart 68". Titled on gallery label verso and on frame plaque.
Oil on canvas, 24" x 36". Framed 33" x 44".
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  • Provenance: Notes:
    Designed and built by William Webb in 1851, the packet ship
    Great Western was the largest vessel to date of the Black Ball Line. She was a fast and sturdy vessel and completed many transatlantic crossings before she was sold in 1878.

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