Signed Etching by William Lionel Wyllie (1851-1931) - The Clyde at Govan
original etching with drypoint, signed in pencil
Contained in what is almost certainly the original oak frame
Dimensions of engraved area: 20 x 49.5 cm
Overall dimensions including frame: 48.6 x 76.3 cm
Published in 1913. An exceptionally crisp and dark impression in excellent condition, we have left it in the original frame which has preserved it perfectly for 104 years.
Looking towards Marisbank Quay and the Harrow. A screw steamer, between two tugs, is moving to a berth. Many others are discharging cargo alongside, and a sailing ship is lying at the buoys in mid-stream.