[Collection of naval watercolours, drawings and manuscript and printed material, including two drawings of the Battle of Trafalgar]
19 watercolours and drawings, of which the largest 170 x 240mm (6¾ x 9½"). Most material glued to album sheets.
Collection of naval watercolours and related material, including two detailed and carefully described views of the Battle of Trafalgar, both dated to 1805, the year of the battle. In the first Nelson's ship the HMS Victory is in the centre 'after breaking the line', flanked by the Temeraire and the French ships Redoutable, Fougueux and Bucentaure (all of which were captured by the British). The second shows the Conqueror and Neptune engaging the Bucentaur, and Santísima Trinidad. Most of the vessels and locations in other watercolours are unidentified.
[Ref: 37528] £2,000.00