To the Commanders in the Honourable the East India's Company's Service This view of the Neptune East Indiaman;Capt. Gab.l Steward, in a Storm in Lat. 19.º.30' So. Long. 88.º18E. of London, is humbly inscribed by their most obliged Servant Henry Parker. [and] To Capt. Gab.l Steward, this view of the Neptune East Indiaman, with the Machine she was steered by, after the loss of her Rudder, in Lat. 19.º 30'So.. Long. 88º 18'E.t. of London, Is Humbly inscribed by his most obedient Servant, Henry Parker.
Publish'd Oct. 21st. 1768, by Henry Parker, at No 82. Cornhill, London.
Pair of engravings. Ea. 430 x 535mm, 17 x 21". A few small tears.
A fine example of naval ingenuity: having lost their rudder the crew devised a make-shift steering device.
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