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[Napoleon on board the Bellerophon.]
[Napoleon on board the Bellerophon.]
[Painted by W. Q. Orchardson. R.A. Engraved by J.C. Armytage.]
[London: J.S. Virtue & Co Limited.] [n.d., c.1880.]
Steel engraving with very large margins; proof before letters. 290 x 380mm (11½ x 15"). Slight staining at edges of border.
A scene on board 'HMS Bellepheron', en route to St Helena: Bonaparte is depicted wearing the uniform of a ‘chasseur a cheval’ of the Imperial Guard, staring despondently out to sea. Behind the deposed emperor are his retinue, standing awkwardly: identified as (from left to right) Planat, Montholon, Maingaut, Las Cases, Savary, Lallemand and Bertrand. At the rail Las Cases's son is more interested in the working crewmen. After the painting by Sir William Quiller Orchardson, first exhibited in 1880, now in the Tate collection.
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Faithfully yours Charles Dickens [facsimile].
Faithfully yours Charles Dickens [facsimile].
Miss. M. Gillies. J.C. Armytage.
Published by Smith, Elder & Co. 65, Cornhill. [n.d. c.1844.]
Stipple. 224 x 145mm. 8¾ x 5¾".
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) the English writer, regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period and repsponsible for some of the English literature's most iconic novels and characters. After Margaret Gillies (1803-1887) and engraved by James Charles Armytage (1820-1897) for an 1844 publication "A New Spirit of the Age".
Ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove.
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Gibraltar from the Sea.
Gibraltar from the Sea. Gibilterra dal Mare.
C. Bentley. Drawn from Nature by Lieu.t H.E. Allen R.l Eng.rs. J.C. Armytage.
Fisher, Son & Co. London & Paris. [n.d. c.1840.]
Steel engraving. 209 x 279mm. 8¼ x 11".
A view from the Straits of Gibraltar, a sailing boat struggles through the rough waves; the Rock of Gibraltar as the backdrop.
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Kangaroo Point, Brisbane. (from Bowen Terrace.)
Kangaroo Point, Brisbane. (from Bowen Terrace.)
J.C. Armytage. J.C. Armytage.
London Virtue & Co. [n.d. c.1874.]
Steel engraving. Sheet: 215 x 272mm, (8½ x 10¾") large margins.
The view from New Farm across Kangaroo Point towards the central business district of Brisbane. The Customs House is seen as the dominant structure in this view while the Botanical Gardens and Queensland Parliament buildings now occupy the river bank. From "Australia" by Edwin Carton Booth.
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Part of Lambton Harbour, Port Nicholson, New Zealand. Comprehending about One Third of the Water Frontage of The Town of Wellington.
Part of Lambton Harbour, Port Nicholson, New Zealand. Comprehending about One Third of the Water Frontage of The Town of Wellington.
Drawn by Ch.s Heaphy. Engraved by J.C. Armytage.
[n.d. c.1850.]
Engraving. 140 x 222mm (5½ x 8¾").
Lambton Harbour is one of two large bays that make up Wellington Harbour, at the southern tip of New Zealand's north island. The harbour was officially named Port Nicholson until it assumed it current name in the 1980s.
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WM Thackeray [facsimile autograph.]
WM Thackeray [facsimile autograph.]
Engd by J.C. Armytage. From a Drawing by Samuel Laurence.
Published by Smith Elder & Co. 65, Cornhill London 1864.
Stipple, frontispiece(?), sheet 215 x 130mm. 8½ x 5".
William Makepeace Thackeray (1811 - 1863) was an English novelist of the 19th century. He contributed to a variety of newspapers and journals, including Punch, with his own illustrations, and first achieved success with Vanity Fair, 1847-8, after an early career as a journalist. Samuel Laurence (1812 - 1884).
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