Lusitania in the Mersey

1987.306

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
    1911 - 14 c
  • Materials
    Paper
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Measurements
    l 370 x 220 mm (image); 580 x 425 (frame)
  • Related people
    Cunard Steam Ship Co Ltd (Shipowner); John Brown and Co Ltd (Shipbuilder); W L Wyllie (Artist, artist/maker)
  • Collection
    From the Merseyside Maritime Museum collections
Object view = Social History
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