Lusitania in the Mersey

1987.306

Part of

Lusitania collection

About this object

Drypoint etching on paper of RMS Lusitania in the River Mersey (Sloyne Anchorage), showing the ship preparing to depart. Framed & glazed. Liverpool Pier Head buildings in background (pre-Cunard building) suggest date c1911-14.

Object specifics

  • Title
    Lusitania in the Mersey
  • Accession no.
    1987.306
  • Type
    Drypoint etching
  • Artist/Maker
    W L Wyllie
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    c1911 - 14
  • Materials
    Paper
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Measurements
    l 370 x 220 mm (image); 580 x 425 (frame)
  • Collection
    From the Merseyside Maritime Museum collections
Object view = Social History
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