Original pencil drawing, ruled border with pencil title below. Image 195 x 310mm, 7¾ x 12¼". Some handling marks to lower margin.
A sketch on the spot at Christiana, near Wilmington, Delaware, USA; moored ships and buildings on the riverfront. By a military or naval amateur draughtsman. One candidate is perhaps Frederick Fitzgerald De Roos (1804 - 1861), an officer in the Royal Navy who wrote 'Personal narrative of travels in the United States and Canada in 1826... With remarks on the present state of the American Navy', illustrated with plates after his drawings.
[Ref: 25130] £250.00