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SS Britannic towing SS Celtic

 
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SS Britannic towing SS Celtic
Date: ca. 1884
Title: SS Britannic towing SS Celtic
Creator: George Parker Greenwood
 
This beautiful painting was done by British artist, and former Cunard Line Ship’s Officer, George Parker Greenwood. The scene depicts two White Star Line ships, the RMS Britannic (I) built in 1873 by Harland and Wolff of Ireland, towing the damaged RMS Celtic (I) (1872), probably back to Liverpool, England for repairs. Learn more about this painting in the Posner Virtual Museum: http://www.sshsa.org/posner_display.html?posner_id=9
Item: SSHSA_POS_PA_0005
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