Sending on board the Admiral for Letters at Sea.
London Published Feby. 1st 1855 by Day & Son, Lithrs to the Queen, 17, Gate Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields.
Large hand-coloured lithograph, image 400 x 610mm. 15¾ x 24". Filled worm holes and some tears from slightly tatty extremities. Corners chipped.
Mail is delivered to ships of the Royal Navy in the Baltic Sea in 1854 by steamship; during the Crimean War campaign (1853 - 1856). Titles in French and English; naval ships and the comparatively tiny mail steamer captioned below image. After Oswald Brierly (1817 - 1894). From a set of fifteen lithographs depicting "The Baltic Fleet under Sir Charles Napier on its way to the seat of war".
Parker: 1618. NMM: PAH8326.
[Ref: 21634] £580.00