Blue Funnel steamer sold

The new marine painting of the Alfred Holt Blue Funnel Steamer, last mentioned on this blog on the 7th of February is now complete.

Agapenor_at_Bombay__Mumbai__IMG_4643_d.jpgIt is also sold.

Drat!

Now I only have one “Blue Flue” marine art left… http://www.frickers.co.uk/marine-art/agapenor_bombay.html Talthybius_6_IMG_6959_d_2.jpg

The Blue Funnel steamer Talthybius is not even on the web site yet, sold in less than a month so I’ll show you am few details below.

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A blue funnel steam ship, marine painting, by moonlight

Ocean Steam Ship Company of Liverpool, brief history of this important company…Blue_Flue_IMG_6771_detail_1.jpg

There was a time when to take the “ferry ‘cross the Mersey” meant weaving between Blue Funnel ships.

A detail of this new marine painting is shown here, the complete picture and ships history is below.

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Agapenor manoeuvring in Bombay (Mumbai) Roads

Greek heroes provided the names.

A “lost” painting found while re organising at my new home at Itzac. Agapenor bow detail IMG_4646 wp_1.jpg
This charming painting of a “blue flue” is one of a series and the only one I have left after

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