John Allcot (1888-1973)

HMAS Sydney Accounts for the Emden

oil on canvas, signed l.l.c. ‘J Allcot’, inscribed with title l.m. ‘HMAS Sydney Accounts for the Emden’

Measurements:
55 x 75 cm
Provenance:
Christopher Day Gallery, Paddington, The John Hannan Collection of Marine Art, Sydney
Reference:
Launched in 1912, the cruiser HMAS Sydney was commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy in 1913. On 9 November 1914, SMS Emden opened fire on the HMAS Sydney who then defeated the German cruiser at the Battle of Cocos
  • EStimate $3,000 - $5,000
  • sold $6,000 Incl BP
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