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   A Sailor's Woolie of Five Named Ships


The Sailing Ship The Leila, and Steamships Dinah, Pollie & the Lucy, The Leila, a three-masted passenger sailing ship appears to be passing the chalk cliffs of Dover. Alongside greeting her arrival are the steamships Dinah, Lucy and the Pollie. A fifth ship can be seen in the distance by the cliffs. Each ship is named with paper flags on their masts and a paper flag with the initial of each ship on the foremast. The Leila has a Union Jack on her fore-mast, the letter L on the main-mast and then the ships name on the mizzen-mast spelt out with flags representing each letter of the name. Reference: In August 1851 W.W. Stafford was the master of the Leila and brought passengers to New York from Rotterdam. These passengers were from Holland and Germany.
Inventory Number: NY7207


Earle Vandekar of Knightsbridge Inc.
Contact   paul vandekar Phone: 212-308-2022
Period: 19th Century (1801-1900)
Date: 1890-1900
Origin: British
Condition: Good
Measurements: 20.5 inches x 11.75 inches
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Price: 4000
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