Warrant Officers Boatswain.
London, Printed & Published by Engelmann, Graf, Coindet & Co. 92, Dean St. 1828.
Lithograph in original colour by hand, rare; sheet 320 x 230mm. 12½ x 9".
A boatswain (also bo's'n, bos'n, or bosun) on the deck of a ship, about to put a whistle to his lips. As deck crew foreman, the boatswain plans the day's work and assigns tasks to the deck crew. A naval uniform plate lithographed by Maxim Gauci for Edward Hull's 'Costume of the British Navy' (18 pls., 1829).
Ogilvy: 466, 6. From Broadlands the Palmerston family.
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