[A sepia watercolour and 4 sketches of naval scenes.]
Two monochrome watercolours, an ink sketch and two pencil sketches. Largest 190 x 250mm, 7½ x 9¾".
Two marine views, including two showing ships in distress. Hamilton's active naval career spanned 1833 to 1842, during which he saw service in Jamaica, the Mediterranean 1835-36 and Iberia in 1836-7. His last active service was 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.
[Ref: 12751] £250.00