"Grace Davis," France, ca. 1879

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"Grace Davis," France, ca. 1879

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W. L. Alfred painted the merchant ship Grace Davis, showing her in Dunkirk, France, in 1879.

Hutchins and Stubbs shipyard of Yarmouth built the vessel, named for Grace Davis of Portland, in September 1873.

She sailed out of Portland for W.S. Jordan and Company with Horace F. Davis as first master.

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About This Item

  • Title: "Grace Davis," France, ca. 1879
  • Creator: Alfred, W. L.
  • Creation Date: circa 1879
  • Subject Date: circa 1879
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Oil, canvas, pine
  • Dimensions: 61 cm x 92 cm
  • Local Code: A86-850
  • Object Type: Image

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