Mount Etna and the Cyclops - taken from the Sea.
Pencil sketch. Image 165 x 250mm, 6½ x 9¾".
As a young master's mate Hamilton served in the Mediterranean on board HMS Malabar, visiting Italy, Malta, Greece, Turkey and the Levant in 1834-5. He later served in the Royal Navy during the First Opium War (1839-42), seeing action at Hong Kong which he also recorded in his sketch album.
From a sketchbook compiled by Hamilton.
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