Arthur Phillip Esq.Vice Admiral of the Red Squadron.
Pub. Jan 31 1812 by Joyce Gold, 103, Shoe Lane, Fleet Street, London.
Stipple. Sheet size: 155 x 120mm (6¼ x 4½"). Cut inside plate.
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: 37264] £160.00