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A Large and Unusual British Woolwork Picture of a Telescopic View of a Ship with Flag Border, Dated March 30, 1878.

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A Large and Unusual British Woolwork Picture of a Telescopic View of a Ship with Flag Border,

Dated March 30, 1878.


Dimensions: Length: 39 inches x 27 inches Height.


The large rectangular woolwork picture contains a large central view of a ship with red banner flying from stern mast within a frame of laurel leaves surmounted by a crown with crossed Union Jacks.  On each side are four flags.  To the right are: the Royal Standard; above an Irish flag with a green ground the Union Jack and a harp; above a flag with red and blue sections with a white cross; above the American flag.  To the left are: the Union Jack; above the French flag; above a white ground flag with red cross with section of blue squares with white stars; above an Australian Maritime flag.  


All on a light blue ground below a theatrical curtain, to top and sides, with tassels and fringes.



Below, within white banners, is the month and date:

March 30            Year 1878