H.M. Gunboat "Snake" Lieut. Commander H.McKillop engaging Russian Steamers under Yem Kali Batteries 24.th May 1855.
Printed by Day * Son, lith.rs to the Queen. London, Published 16th August 1855 by Ackermann & Co. 96 Strand.
Framed lithograph, very rare, printed area 380 x 510mm (15 x 20"). Outside of frame 600 x 740mm (23½ x 29"). Unexamined out of frame.
The Snake giving chase to three Russian vessels, which it subsequently destroyed, during the Crimean war. With extract from a dispatch received from Rear Admiral Sir Edmund Lyons from the Straits of Kertch printed below the image.
Parker: 1686 [in colour]
[Ref: 24953] £650.00