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[Schooner Yacht America off Dunnose Isle of Wight.]
[Schooner Yacht America off Dunnose Isle of Wight.]
[Joseph Miles Gilbert. G. E. Hicks.]
[Rowney & Co.][n.d., c.1851.]
Lithograph, rare. Sheet: 345 x 305mm (13½ x 12"). Pin holes, damage and surface dirt.
A marine scene showing the Schooner Yacht 'America' sailing off the coast of the Isle of Wight in 1851. 'America', built by a syndicate of members of the New York Sailing Club, won the Royal Yacht Squadron's race around the Isle of Wight, and was awared the '£100 Cup'. Now known as 'The America's Cup', it is the oldest international sporting trophy.
[Ref: 44722]   £450.00  
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Chronological Pictures of English History. IV Brunswick. George IV.
Chronological Pictures of English History. IV Brunswick. George IV. [Facsimile signatures:] Caroline R. George R.
Designed & Drawn by John Gilbert. Day & Son Lithrs. to the Queen.
Published by Thomas Varty. York House, 31 Strand, London. [n.d. c 1830.]
Lithograph. 380 x 557mm. 15 x 22". Small tear lower right.
George IV (1762-1830) and Caroline of Brunswick (1768-1821). This compilation of scenes represents the years of service of George from 1811 when he was made Prince Regent, and later King, until his death in 1830. These include: the storming of Rangoon in 1824, the Joint Stock Mania in 1825, the opening of St. Katherine's Dockyard in 1828 and the King's visit to Scotland in 1822. To the right are a collection of prominent male figures during the reign of George IV.
[Ref: 16452]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[An artist, presumed to be F.R. Pickersgill, at work on a canvas in his studio.]
[An artist, presumed to be F.R. Pickersgill, at work on a canvas in his studio.]
John Gilbert [facsimile signature in image lower left].
[c.1880.]
Photogravure, image size 405 x 560mm. Scuff marks lower left, two scratches into lower left edge of image.
Mounted on original card and annotated and signed in pencil by artist lower right below image: 'F.R. Pickersgill Esqr. RA from his old friend John Gilbert Decr. 1882'. Sir John Gilbert (1817 - 1897) taught himself to paint. Skilled in several media, he gained the nickname, 'the Scott of painting'. He was best-known for the illustrations and woodcuts he produced for the Illustrated London News. Frederick Richard Pickersgill RA (1820 - 1900) was born into an artistic family, and studied under his maternal uncle, Witherington, a portrait painter and Royal Academician. He entered the Academy Schools in 1839, sending his first picture for exhibition there in the same year. He became a noted history painter, favouring as well subjects from literature, the poets and the classics. Other subjects were from contemporary life, and from the bible. He became a full Academician in 1850, in which year he painted Samson Betrayed, considered his masterpiece.
[Ref: 7397]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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To the Merchants Shipowners, and Inhabitants of Poole,
To the Merchants Shipowners, and Inhabitants of Poole, This View of the Harbour, is most Respectfully inscribed by their obedient Servant, Rich.d And.w Grove.
On Stone by L. Haghe. J.M. Gilbert del.t. Day & Haghe Lith.rs to the King, Gate St. Linc. Inn F.ds.
Pub.d by R.A. Grove, Lymington, Hants May 1833.
Lithograph on india with hand colour, very scarce. India 385 x 545mm (15¼ x 21½"). Laid on new paper.
A superb view of the working boats in Poole Harbour, including a rowing boat with lobster pots.
Not in Abbey Scenery.
[Ref: 30909]   £950.00  
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Fores's Marine Sketches. Plate. 6.
Fores's Marine Sketches. Plate. 6. The Schooner Yacht Alarm, R.Y.S. 248, Tons. From the Original Picture in the possession of Joseph Weld Esq.re Lulworth Castle, Dorset. The Alarm as a Cutter of 193 Tons, won in 1830, The Ladies Challenge Cup, 250. Guineas, with 125. Guineas added. King's Cup 100. Guineas._ 1831, King's Cup 100 Guineas, _ 1832 King's Cup 100 Guineas, _1833, Torquay Challenge Cup, _1836, Torquay Challenge Cup, 1838, Queen's Cup 100 Guineas. _1843 Queen's Cup 100 Guineas, 1851 The 100 Guinea Cup of All Nations, at Ryde In 1852 the Alarm was lengthened by the Bow 20 Feet, and rigged as a Schooner.
J.M. Gilbert, Del.t G. Hicks, Lith.
Published November 5th 1852, by Mess.rs Fores, 41, Piccadilly, London.
Framed coloured lithograph, fine. 396 x 492mm. 15½ x 19¼".
Alarm, R.Y.S., built by Messrs. Inman of Lymington, 1829, for Joseph Weld, Esq., of Lulworth Castle, Dorset. Sold to G. Duppa, Esq., 1867.
NMM: PAH0459. Parker: 2231.
[Ref: 21587]   £1,150.00  
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