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A Race of the Beacon Course at Newmarket.
A Race of the Beacon Course at Newmarket. 242.
F.Sartorius pinx.t. R.Houston fecit.
London, Printed for Rob.t Sayer. No 53 Fleet Street, Published as the Act directs 20. Aug 1786.
Mezzotint. Plate 248 x 355mm. 9¾ x 14" Crease to lower right corner.
Three horses racing right to left along a track, the foremost approaching a post marked 'Turn of the Lands' and looking back over his shoulder at the two behind, while the other jockeys raise their whips to urge their horses onward.
Siltzer: undescribed. CS: undescribed. Lennox-Boyd database records this as state ii of iii.
[Ref: 5356]   £390.00  
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Bellario, was got by Brilliant out of a Witington Mare is the Property of S.r Cha.s Bunbury, won the following Ten Platea & Prizes at Newmarket &c.
Bellario, was got by Brilliant out of a Witington Mare is the Property of S.r Cha.s Bunbury, won the following Ten Platea & Prizes at Newmarket &c. one of 80 Guineas, one of 85 Guin.s two of 100 Guin.s each, one of 105 Guin.s one of 150 Guin.s one of 155 Guin.s one of 200 Guin.s one of 250 & one of 300 G.s.
F.Sartorius pinx.t.
Published 12th May 1794 by Laurie & Whittle 53 Fleet Street.
Mezzotint. 255 x 350mm. Faint mount burn around the image.
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The Wreck of the Lady Burges East India Ship
The Wreck of the Lady Burges East India Ship Cap.tn Richard Swinton, Amongst the Cape de Verd Islands April 21. 1806. This View is taken at day break previous to the ship going to pieces. _ and represents the point of time when the Ladies were saved with the Singular effect of the Sea foaming up against the consealed Rocks. _ 30 lives were lost out of 180.
F. Sartorius Pinx.t. Edw.d Orme Excud.t. H. Merke Aquaforte.
Published Nov.r 1 1806, by Edw.d Orme, Printseller to the King Engraver & Publisher, 59 Bond Street, corner of Brook Street, London. Where Merchants & Captains of Ships are supplied with British Engravings & Works of the fine Arts for Exportation on the most liberal Terms.
Aquatint, printed in colours and hand-finished. Framed, visible area 505 x 660mm (20 x 26"). Some surface wear, spot in sky. Unexamined out of frame.
A shipwreck, with women being lowered into longboats, a wall of spray filling the left side of the image. Lady Burges (Burgess) was an East Indiaman, launched 1799. She had completed only three voyages for the East India Company before she sailed from Portsmouth on 30th March 1806, bound for Madras. On April 20th she hit Leyton's Rock, south-west of Boa Vista, and fired guns to alert the rest of the convoy, which sent boats and rescued all but 34 of the crew and passengers. The ship broke up three hours after this scene.
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Thus Excellent Horse Marquis, got by the Godolphin Colt, is the Property of Mr Vernon...
Thus Excellent Horse Marquis, got by the Godolphin Colt, is the Property of Mr Vernon...
F.Sartorius pinx.t.
London, Printed for Rob.t Sayer Map & Printseller No. 53 Fleet Street. [1788.]
Mezzotint. 250 x 350mm. A few small repairs in the margins.
[Ref: 5362]   £390.00  

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