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[Coastal Profiles.]
[Coastal Profiles.]
[Painted by Lieut. J. Corbett, R.N.]
[n.d., c.1845.]
Two watercolours on one sheet. Sheet 185 x 300mm.
Probably in the Mediterranean. Lieutenant John Corbett served with the Royal Navy from the late 1830s to the 1870s, travelling in the Mediterranean, Africa & the Far East. In 1851, serving on the 'Penelope', he took part in the storming of Lagos under heavy fire, spiking the guns of the fort, making Lagos a British Province. He was Commander of HMS 'Inflexible' during the Second Opium War (1856-60), which, in 1857, towed the gun-boat 'Starling' 10,000 miles to Hong Kong after it was damaged in a storm. HMS Formidable was the flagship of Edward William Campbell Rich Owen, commanded by Captain George Frederick Rich, posted in the Mediterranean from 1844.
[Ref: 6818]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Gibraltar, 1842.]
[Gibraltar, 1842.]
[Painted by Lieut. J. Corbett, R.N.]
Watercolour. Sheet 160 x 235mm.
Lieutenant John Corbett served with the Royal Navy from the late 1830s to the 1870s, travelling in the Mediterranean, Africa & the Far East. In 1851, serving on the 'Penelope', he took part in the storming of Lagos under heavy fire, spiking the guns of the fort, making Lagos a British Province. He was Commander of HMS 'Inflexible' during the Second Opium War (1856-60), which, in 1857, towed the gun-boat 'Starling' 10,000 miles to Hong Kong after it was damaged in a storm.
[Ref: 6809]   £250.00   (£300.00 incl.VAT)
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High Land to the East.d of Malaga - Sept. 10th 1845.
High Land to the East.d of Malaga - Sept. 10th 1845.
[Painted by Lieut. J. Corbett, R.N.]
Watercolour with pencil title. Sheet 90 x 250mm.
Lieutenant John Corbett served with the Royal Navy from the late 1830s to the 1870s, travelling in the Mediterranean, Africa & the Far East. In 1851, serving on the 'Penelope', he took part in the storming of Lagos under heavy fire, spiking the guns of the fort, making Lagos a British Province. He was Commander of HMS 'Inflexible' during the Second Opium War (1856-60), which, in 1857, towed the gun-boat 'Starling' 10,000 miles to Hong Kong after it was damaged in a storm.
[Ref: 6807]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Port Levi, Quebec.]
[Port Levi, Quebec.]
[Painted by Lieut. J. Corbett, R.N.]
Pencil and ink wash. Sheet 145 x 270mm. Creased, with some spotting.
With a paddle steamer in the foreground. Lieutenant John Corbett served with the Royal Navy from the late 1830s to the 1870s, travelling in the Mediterranean, Africa & the Far East. In 1851, serving on the 'Penelope', he took part in the storming of Lagos under heavy fire, spiking the guns of the fort, making Lagos a British Province. He was Commander of HMS 'Inflexible' during the Second Opium War (1856-60), which, in 1857, towed the gun-boat 'Starling' 10,000 miles to Hong Kong after it was damaged in a storm.
[Ref: 6815]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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[The Tagus, 1842.]
[The Tagus, 1842.]
[Painted by Lieut. J. Corbett, R.N.]
Watercolour with pencil title. Sheet 185 x 310mm.
Lieutenant John Corbett served with the Royal Navy from the late 1830s to the 1870s, travelling in the Mediterranean, Africa & the Far East. In 1851, serving on the 'Penelope', he took part in the storming of Lagos under heavy fire, spiking the guns of the fort, making Lagos a British Province. He was Commander of HMS 'Inflexible' during the Second Opium War (1856-60), which, in 1857, towed the gun-boat 'Starling' 10,000 miles to Hong Kong after it was damaged in a storm.
[Ref: 6808]   £320.00   (£384.00 incl.VAT)
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