Trinity House Yacht 'Irene'

Medium includes graphite. The yacht is flying the jack of Trinity House jack from the jack-staff, its flag at the mainmast and its ensign from the the stern. 'Irene' had led Queen Victoria’s squadron at the 1897 Diamond Jubilee review of the fleet at Spithead: the vessel was sunk by a mine in the Thames estuary during the First World War.

Object Details

ID: PAE2159
Collection: Fine art
Type: Drawing
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Wyllie, William Lionel
Vessels: Irene [Trinity House]
Date made: Late 19th century
Exhibition: Guiding Lights
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Measurements: 325 mm x 455 mm

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