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Date: unknown

Media: oil on canvas

Size: 439 x 578 mm

Acquired: 1961; Purchase

Accession Number: 61.53

Relatively little is known about this three-masted barque. She was built in New Brunswick, Canada in 1856, one of a large number of Canadian-built vessels purchased by British owners in the mid 19th century. The Xiphas was built for Davies and Co of Cardiff, chiefly for the coal trade to South America.

Work not on display

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