[RIGA] – SLIE, Charles.

Christian of Grangemouth. John Duncan.

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Christian of Grangemouth. John Duncan.

Riga 1828

Christian of Grangemouth. John Duncan.

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Description

Watercolour of Riga harbour
The British merchant ship John Duncan is shown here moored at Riga harbour with the famous landmarks of St. Peter’s Church and Riga Cathedral visible in the background. Grangemouth was an important and busy port in the 19th Century with many British ships travelling to Baltic and Scandinavian countries.

Description

View of the Harbour at Riga with the ship John Duncan at dock in the foreground against a backdrop view of central Riga. Incribed ‘Charles Slie paintet [sic]to Riga 1928’ beneath scale at bottom centre. Watercolour on paper, framed and glazed. (69.5 x 63 cm)

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Stock ID: 98744