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British School, 19th Century The Sailing Lifeboat Frances Ann off the English Coast

$594$475
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3551T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: January 14, 2021 12:00PM

Description:

British School, 19th Century

The Sailing Lifeboat Frances Ann off the English Coast. Dedicated in French and dated indistinctly in ink l.l. Watercolor on paper, sight size 19 1/2 x 27 3/4 in., framed. Condition: Toning, not examined out of frame.

N.B. The Frances Anne was the first of a great fleet of sailing lifeboats that served on the English coasts for over 140 years. She was built for the Suffolk Humane Society, Lowestoft Lifeboat Station, under the direction of Lional Lukin, a London coachbuilder. The Frances Anne served from 1807 until 1850. She rescued some 300 lives. It was not until December 1948 that the last of the sailing lifeboats was replaced by a motor lifeboat.
Estimate $20-200


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Keywords

Frances Anne, Ann, Lional Lukin, London