Arthur Phillip Esq.Vice Admiral of the Red Squadron.
Pub. Jan 31 1812 by Joyce Gold, 103, Shoe Lane, Fleet Street, London.
Stipple. On watermarked paper, 'H. Smith 1810.' Sheet size: 220 x 150mm (8¾ x 6"). Trimmed inside plate. Nick to right edge of sheet.
A portrait of Arthur Phillip (1738 -1814), half-length, in an oval, slightly turned to the right, with his hair curled and powdered, in gold-laced naval uniform buttoned to the chest with the lapels turned back, and an epaulette on his shoulder. An illustration to the Naval Chronicle. Phillip was a Royal Navy officer, the first Governor of New South Wales and founder of the British penal colony that later became the city of Sydney, Australia.
Kivell & Spence: Pg 250
[Ref: 37154] £260.00