Mr. Cleghorns Buoyant Line & Mr. Boyces Life Boat or Safety Buoy.Pl.18.
Engraving, very rare. 132 x 209mm. 5¼ x 8¼".
In 1812, the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce awarded the silver medal and ten guineas to Mr Thomas Boyce for a life boat or safety buoy, and the silver medal to Mr T. Cleghorn for a buoyant line, to preserve the lives of mariners.
[Ref: 25158] £95.00