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To Captain Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke, Bart and K.C.B, This representation of H.M.S. Shannon, leading her Prize the American Frigate Chesapeake into Halifax Harbour,
To Captain Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke, Bart and K.C.B, This representation of H.M.S. Shannon, leading her Prize the American Frigate Chesapeake into Halifax Harbour, on the 6th June, 1813, is Dedicated by his obliged and most grateful Servant, R. H. King.
Painted by J.C. Schetky Esq.re & On Stone by L. Hague. Designed by Capt R.H. King R.N.
London, Pub.d by Smith, Elder & Co. 65 Cornhill. Print.d by W. Day 17 Gate St. [n.d., c.1830.]
Coloured lithograph. Sheet: 600 x 440mm (23¾ x 17¼").
One of four plates following the most famous Anglo-American sea-battle, June 1st, 1813. The plate depicts the Shannon leading her prize into Halifax Harbour, Nova Scotia. The plate is dedicated to the Shannon's Captain, Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke.
For complete set of four, see ref. 45798
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[Four views of the sea battle between H.M.S. Shannon & the American Frigate Chesapeake.]
[Four views of the sea battle between H.M.S. Shannon & the American Frigate Chesapeake.]
Painted by J.C. Schetky Esq.re & on Stone by L. Hague. Designed by Capt R.H. King R.N.
London Pub.d by Smith Elder & Co. 65 Cornhill. Printed by Day 17 Gate Street. London Pub.d by Smith Elder & Co. 65 Cornhill. Printed by Day 17 Gate Street. [n.d., c.1830.]
Set of four coloured lithographs. Printed area: 390 x 430mm (15¼ x 17") large margins.
Four stages in the most famous Anglo-American sea-battle, June 1st, 1813. The plates depict the commencement of the battle; the crippling of the Chesapeake by the Shannon's first two broadsides; the boarding of the Chesapeake; and the Shannon leading her prize into Halifax harbour. The plates are dedicated to the Shannon's Captain, Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke (1776 - 1841). After John Christian Schetky (1778 - 1874).
Parker: 231.
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