British Paintings and Watercolours Online Auction

February 26, 2015

LOT 59
Edward John Russell (1832-1906)
  • Edward John Russell (1832-1906)
  • Edward John Russell (1832-1906)
  • Edward John Russell (1832-1906)
  • Edward John Russell (1832-1906)
  • Edward John Russell (1832-1906)
  • Edward John Russell (1832-1906)
  • Edward John Russell (1832-1906)
  • Edward John Russell (1832-1906)

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Edward John Russell (1832-1906), British born/Canadian/American

BARQUE NORTHERN EMPIRE (OF WINDSOR, N.S.), WOODEN, CLASS 3.3.1.1., 949 TONS, NO GUNS

Watercolour on J. Whatman watermarked paper dated 1883; signed “E.I. Russell” and dated ‘83 at New York lower left

Together with:

Capt. Thompson Dinsmore’s “Log Book/ Voyages of the Northern Empire Commanded by Captain Dinsmore”, Simpson & Shaw, Ship Stores and Chandlery, New York [publishers] with handwritten, dated entries from Wednesday, January 4, 1882 to Wednesday, February 28, 1883. Marbled boards with calf spine.

Together with a thick paper envelope with typeset lettering: “L. Westergaard & Co., Ship Agents and Ship Brokers” containing Captain Dinsmore’s numerous and variously dated “Papers of the ‘Bk Northern Empire’”
Sheet 26" x 39" — 66 x 99.1 cm.

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $3,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Provenance:

Private Collection, Toronto purchased in Yarmouth, N.S. in 1966