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'Esther'

Photo credit: Lancashire County Museum Service

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This painting depicts 'Esther', a three-masted schooner built at Fleetwood by John Gibson in 1875 for Richard Warbrick, a ship owner. It was 101 feet in length and could carry 153 gross tons. It was the twenty-second large vessel built at Gibson's yard, and only two more large ships were to be built there: the 'John Gibson' and the Pilot Schooner 'Albicore' were built after 'Esther'.

Fleetwood Museum

Fleetwood


Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 47.5 x W 74 cm

Accession number

LANMS.2011.35

Work type

Painting


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Fleetwood Museum

Queens Terrace, Fleetwood, Lancashire FY7 6BT England

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