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Framed Painting - S. T. Wattle

From the Collection of Bay Steamers Maritime Museum Restoration Site - 19 South Wharf. Enter off Lorimer Street, near Bolte Bridge pylon. Docklands 3008 Victoria

Description
Oil painting of the Steam Tug Wattle after conversion to a passenger-carrying vessel.The port side of the ship is shown in an open water landscape, and is moving towards the left hand edge of the frame
Size
60 cm X 38 cm
Object Registration
0001
Keywords
oil painting, passenger vessel, tourists, wattle, painting, bay steamers maritime museum, port phillip bay
Historical information
This is an oil painting of the Steam Tug Wattle after conversion to a passenger carrying vessel. She was a popular tourist outing for people in the Port Philip Bay area. This painting shows that Wattle was appreciated as a historic vessel, a fun mode of transportation and that there was some appeal to seeing images in her likeness such as this painting.
When Made
1998
Made By
David Carden (Oil Painter)
Inscriptions & Markings
The painting is signed in the bottom right hand corner " '98 David Carden"
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM