Capture of Hadji Samman Fort by the Boats of the Iris and Phelegethon.
[London, John Murray, 1848.]
Tinted lithograph. Printed area 130 x 190mm.
In 1846 Mundy took the Iris to Borneo to assist James Brooke in his campaign against pirates, destroying the forts of Haji Saman, one of the leaders of the piratical faction at Brunei who had established himself in the Mambakut River. From Mundy's 'Narrative of the Events in Borneo & Celebes; down to the Occupation of Labuan: from the Journals of James Brooke Esq. Rajah of Sarawak, and Governor of Labuan. Together with a Narrative of the Operations of HMS 'Iris''.
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