H.M.S. Constance, 50 Guns. To Captain Sir Baldwin W. Walker, K.C.B. & The Officers of the Ship, this print of the Constance joining the Experimental Squadron, is by permission, respectfully dedicated by their obliged Servant, Henry Andrews Luscombe.[Underneath image and ships:] St. Vincent. Rodney. Queen. Canopus. Albion. Hibernia.
London,_Ackermann & Co._Lloyd, Bro.s Ludgate Hill, Foster, Fenchurch St._E. & H.L. Fry, Plymouth_E.W. Cole, Stonehouse_Hinton, Portsmouth. [n.d. c.1846.]
Hand-coloured lithograph with gum arabic. 368 x 463mm. 14½ x 18¼". Worn on reverse, nicks and tears in outer edges.
HMS Constance (1846) was a 50-gun fourth-rate frigate of the Royal Navy. On her shakedown voyage from England to Valparaiso, she rounded Cape Horn in good trim; her captain 1846 to 1847 was Sir Baldwin Wake Walker.
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