Double Sided Painted Metal, Hanging Pub Sign, Depicting A Clipper Ship, “Good Intent”.

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Double sided painted metal, hanging pub sign, depicting a clipper ship and the name “Good Intent”, English circa 1880.1 2 3
height: 50 in. 127 cm., width: 36.5 in. 93 cm.

Further readings and sources:

  1. The Good Intent: (Great Britain) probably refers an 18th century Revolutionary War-era pirate ship; a large three-masted square-rigger type ship that could be fitted with well over twenty cannon and a accommodate a crew of around two hundred or more men. The Good Intent finished out it’s service as a brig/prison ship. May 20, 1779, the Good Intent was captured (along with Hunter, Sorel, L’Epervier) by the Américaine under the command of Captain Paul Eudes de la Cocardière. It was subsequently taken to New York.
  2. Ship Types, https://beyond-the-shore.obsidianportal.com/wikis/ship-types
  3. The Good Intent, June 1777, Maritime Privateering Georgian 18th century https://www.priaulxlibrary.co.uk/articles/article/good-intent-june-1777

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Consistent with age and use; evident rust and weathering; painted image in very good condition with brilliant colors.