Artwork RMS Empress of England & Britain Liner Ships & Tug Boats River Mersey



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  • 1 Fine Maritime Artwork Watercolour Painting RMS Empress of England & Britain Ships Docked In River Mersey Liver Buildings.  
  • Subject maritime. 
  • A superb depiction 
  • A beautiful watercolour painting.  
  • English school well known local Liverpool artist Ron Bentley. 
  • He is renowned of his paintings of maritime ship seascapes. 
  • His work appear in collections and sale of art dealers around the world.
  • He also wrote a short description talking about the scene he painted and he signed it also at the bottom. 
  • With the famous Liverpool docks & Pier Head Liver Buildings on the shoreline in the background.
  • Along with tug boats & steam passenger liner ships. 
  • RMS Empress of England was an ocean liner built in 1956-1957 by Vickers-Armstrongs, Newcastle, United Kingdom for the Canadian Pacific Steamships.  
  • The ship was launched in 1956 and she undertook her maiden voyage in 1957.  
  • She was a near identical sister ship to Empress of Britain. Empress of England was intended for sailing between Liverpool and Montreal. 
  • The ship was launched by Lady Eden, the wife of the Prime Minister Anthony Eden on 9 May 1956. 
  • Empress of England's maiden voyage began on 18 April 1957. 
  • The ship sailed from Liverpool bound for Montreal, Quebec.  
  • Trans-Atlantic crossings continued until starting her last regularly scheduled crossing which began on 14 November 1969.  
  • The ship accomplished some cruises before she was sold in March 1970 to Shaw, Savill & Albion Line.
  • RMS Empress of Britain was a transatlantic ocean liner built by Fairfield Shipbuilding at Govan on the Clyde in Scotland in 1955-1956 for Canadian Pacific Steamships. 
  • This ship was the third of three CP vessels to be named Empress of Britain regularly traversed the trans-Atlantic route between Canada and Europe until 1964, completing 123 voyages under the Canadian Pacific flag. 
  • Using an almost photorealism style of painting with extreme accuracy in its execution. 
  • Having a fine masters touch with exceptional controlled brush work.  
  • Which really captures the river water as it looks so realistic you can feel like you can touch it.  
  • Very pleasing to the eye a most relaxing enjoyable scene.  
  • Circa mid 20th century dated 1957.  
  • Set in rather attractive small gilt frame.   
  • Watercolour on paper with board lining.   
  • With protective glass cover.
  • We only select & sell paintings based upon quality & significance.  
  • We understand your purchase is for your home or as an investment. 
  • We provide friendly professional customer service. 
  • Bought from a retired commercial shipping sea Captain from Liverpool.  
  • Hanging thread on the back ready for immediate home display. 
  • Condition report.    
  • Offered in fine used condition.  
  • Having various noticeable foxing stains to the painting surface commensurate with usage & age.  
  • Frame has various noticeable scuffs, stains, wear & some small chips in places.  
  • International worldwide shipping is available via the ebay global shipping programme centre.   
  • Viewings are welcome by appointment only for customer support please send a message thankyou. 
  • Cash upon collection is welcome.   
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**Dimensions in inches & centimetres of the frame approximate**  
14.17" High (36cm) 
16.14" Width (41cm)  
 0.78" Depth thickness of the frame (2cm)          
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