This plate representing the capture of the Spanish Slave Brig, Midas, by H. M. Schooner Monkey on the Great Bahama Bank June 27th 1829.Is most respectfully dedicated to Vice-Admiral the Hon.ble C.E. Fleeming, by his most obendient and grateful servant Joseph Sherer. Lieu.t Commanding.
W.J. Huggins. Published July 1st 1831 at 105 Leadenhall st. London.
Aquatint. Laid on India paper. Size: 515 x 400mm. (20¼ x 15¾"). Creasing to sheet. A few scuff & repair marks to printed area. Damaged.
A scene depicting the capture of Spanish slave ship 'Midas', by the British schooner 'Monkey'. Details of the vessels are inscribed either side of the title. After marine painter William John Huggins (1781 - 1845), who exhibited at the Royal Academy and was given royal patronage for his work.
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