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Sailor's Woolwork (woolie) of a Royal Navy Ship, Circa 1870.


English Sailor's Woolwork of a Royal Navy Ship,

Circa 1870.


The sailor's woolie depicts a starboard view of a Royal Navy ship which fills most of the wool.  The three-masted ship flies the White ensign and a small Union Flag from the mainmast which denotes that the Admiral of the Fleet is aboard.


Dimensions: 19 1/2 inches x 28 3/4 inches wide; (Sight: 14 1/4 inches x 23 3/4 inches)


Reference: Good Form in England by An American Resident in the United Kingdom, 1888, Page 283, for the information on the Union flag above.







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