A charming 19th C sailor's woolwork proudly declaring that 'Britannia Rules the Waves'!!
A naive portrayal of the English lion wearing Queen Victoria's crown sits at the feet of a smiling Britannia, both of them overseeing a fine English warship in full sail. This vessel is surrounded by naval flags; from each corner there are military cannons accompanied by their ramrods and cannon balls.
This is a lovely genuine piece of sailor's folk art. It is in its original mahogany veneered frame.
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Dimensions: 63 x 73 (h x w)