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Sulis Water. ''Supreme among Table Waters.''
Sulis Water. ''Supreme among Table Waters.'' The Natural Mineral Water of Bath, Aerated.
R.B. Cater, Sole Lessee under the Bath Corporation, The Springs, Grand Pump Room, Bath.
Pamphlet. 160 x 110mm (6¼ x 4¼"), pp. 24.
A text promoting the drinking of Bath water, published by a wine merchant who was selling it.
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The Bitter Water of Friedrichshall by Dr Eisenmann.
The Bitter Water of Friedrichshall by Dr Eisenmann. Translated from the German by Dr Fr. D'Alquen.
Wurzburg. Typography of Michael Walz, 1856.
Pamphlet. 170 x 115mm (6¾ x 4½"), pp. 24.
A text promoting the drinking of mineral water.
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Souvenir of a Journey from Glasgow to Barrow-In-Furness, September 13th, 1920.
Souvenir of a Journey from Glasgow to Barrow-In-Furness, September 13th, 1920.
[by William John Patton McDowell.]
[c.1921.]
Album, oblong folio, full green morocco gilt, marbled endpapers; 13 watercolours on paper, mounted on card leaves, 12 with titles with a decorative pen and ink vignette on previous leaf. Some spotting to map and margins of a few sheets, last two watercolours loose.
A fine album of watercolours recording a journey from one shipbuilding centre to another, mostly of the Lake District. The volume depicts the journey of a Donaldson family member to the launch of their new ship. The last two watercolours show the launch of S.S. Cortona in 1921. Built for the Donaldson line as a cargo ship, she was sunk by U-201 with the loss of thirty of her crew in 1942. William John Patton McDowell (1888-1950), a naval architect for Vickers before a successful career as a marine artist. He painted ship portraits for advertising posters and painted murals in the interiors of liners; during World War II he was a war illustrator for the 'Sphere' and broadcast on marine matters for the BBC.
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