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S.S. CAPELCASTLE leaving Gibralta

DIXON, Charles Edward (1872 - 1934)

[image: S.S. CAPELCASTLE leaving Gibralta ]

Date: 1918

Media: watercolour on paper

Size: 297 x 824 mm

Acquired: 1979; Gift

Accession Number: 79.9I/1

The S.S. CAPELCASTLE was built in 1917 for Arthur Capel & Co. of Newport.

1 comment

Martin Routledge on 11 July 2014, 12:28

This is just an observation. We have a photograph of the Capelcastle in our collection (she was built by Robert Thompson and Sons Ltd, Southwick, Sunderland) during her sea trials in 1917 and she is clearly painted in dazzle camouflage unlike in your painting.

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