R.M.S. Olympic - 1998 Auction


Lot 875


875            A publicity compilation of photographs to commemorate the launch of the twin-screw steam ship Laconia at Wallsend on Tyne, built by Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson for the Cunard Steam Ship Company, Liverpool, July 27th, 1911; an interior photograph of a 2nd class cabin (possibly the Berengaria); a photograph of a floating dockyard holding a naval vessel, circa 1915; a photograph of the M.V. Price Rupert undergoing trials off Tynemouth; also a qty of pages from the “Ship Building and Shipping Record,” “The Ship Builder,” and “The British engineers Export Journal” from the period 1919-1923 illustrating various steam ships interior and exterior including the Berengaria.  See illustration


876  “The Shipbuilder” Mauretania number special edition (1 vol.)


877  A Cunard White Star Tuscan china cup, saucer and side plate with ornate gilt painted flower heads and scrolls on ivory coloured ground, the underside of each piece marked in gilt Cunard White Star, Tuscan china metallised, Stoniers Liverpool.  Provenance:  Given to the vendor’s brother who was a purser on board RMS Queen Mary.


878  A black and white print of the Cunard White Star Berengaria entering port after Frank Henry Mason, 16 in. x 23 in.



879  A crown Staffordshire dish decorated with a coloured print of the Queen Mary at sea, 6 in. diameter.


880  A crown Staffordshire dish decorated with coloured prints of the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth at sea, 7¼ in. diameter.


881  A framed photograph of the S.S. Mauretania, 15½ in. x 22½ in.



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