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The Atlantic convoy, Liberty ship John W. Brown with R.N. Flower class corvette ; At anchor N.Y. Upper Bay off Statue of Liberty [picture] / Oswald Brett
Bib ID 1712138
Format PicturePicture
Author
Brett, Oswald, 1921-2017
 
Description 1994 -1998 
1 print (with drawing) : b&w ; sheet 30.5 x 50.7 cm. 
Summary

The print of the drawing Atlantic convoy shows the Liberty Ship "John W. Brown" with R.N. "Flower" class corvette. Liberty ships were built by the U.S. in World War II to transport cargo. In the margin below the printed image is an original pencil sketch by Oswald Brett of the ship at anchor in N.Y. Upper Bay which is signed and dated 1998.

Notes

Inscriptions: Title "The Atlantic Convoy"- printed below image, with "Liberty ship 'John W. Brown' with R.N. 'Flower' class corvette" - added in pencil. "Drawn by Oswald Brett, Able seaman, RMS Queen Elizabeth, 1941-1945, Life Member Project Liberty Ship" - printed l.r. below image. Signatures: "Oswald Brett 94" on the printed image; "Oswald L. Brett. N.Y. Sydney, N.S.W., Jan 31, 1998" - in pencil below image. Printed in the left margin is a poem by Walt Whitman.

Condition: good.

Subjects John W. Brown (Ship)  |  Liberty ships -- Pictorial works.

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