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Battle off Cabareta Point_July 12.th. 1801.
Battle off Cabareta Point_July 12.th. 1801.
Painted by Whitecombe. T. Sutherland sculp.t.
London Pub. March 1. 1816 at 48 Strand for J. Jenkins's Naval Achievements.
Handcoloured aquatint, 215 x 300mm (8½ x 11¾") very large margins.
A naval scene showing the Battle between the British fleet under the command of Sir James Saumarez and a combined French and Spanish force off the coast of Algeciras and Gibraltar. From 'The Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year 1793-1817' by J.Jenkins.
Parker: 157.
[Ref: 53940]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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H.M.S. Dido (18 Guns) running up Channel, 1845.
H.M.S. Dido (18 Guns) running up Channel, 1845. To the Hon.ble Capt.n Keppel and the Officers of the Ship this print is respectfully dedicated by The Publishers.
Lieu.t Inglefield del. T.G.Dutton, lith.
London. Published Oct.r 21st 1845 by Messrs Fores 41 Piccadilly, corner of Sackville Street.
Tinted lithograph. Sheet 380 x 525mm (15 x 20¾"). Some staining, damage to edges.
HMS Dido was an 18-gun Daphne-class corvette built for the Royal Navy launched 1836. After service including the Syrian War of 1840, the First Opium War of 1839-42, the action against Borneo Pirates and a visit to New Zealand in 1847 she became a coal hulk at Sheerness bafore being sold for scrap in 1903. Dido was the first command of Henry Keppel (1809-1904) as captain. He spent 10 years on board, later progressing to the rank of admiral.
[Ref: 54065]   £440.00  
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[SS Great Eastern.] The Leviathan, Ready for Sea.
[SS Great Eastern.] The Leviathan, Ready for Sea. Designed and Constructed by Scott Russell, Esq. - Engineer I.K. Brunel Esq.r F.R.S.
McGuire del & litho.
[n.d., c.1858.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet 520 x 650mm (20½ x 25½"). Laid on card, a few tears, some loss of print in the statistics at bottom. Top right margin damaged.
An early illustration of SS Great Eastern, using the name given to the ship at the official launch in December 1857 by Henrietta Hope, daughter of Henry Thomas Hope, chairman of the Eastern Steam Navigation Company. The name was changed to Great Eastern, the intended name, in July 1858.
[Ref: 54062]   £460.00  
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[SS Great Eastern.] The Leviathan, at her Moorings off Deptford.
[SS Great Eastern.] The Leviathan, at her Moorings off Deptford. Designed and Constructed by Scott Russell, Esq. - Engineer I.K. Brunel Esq.r F.R.S.
McGuire del & litho.
[n.d., c.1858.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet 500 x 570mm (19¾ x 22½"). Laid on card, a few tears with loss in margins.
An early illustration of SS Great Eastern, using the name given to the ship at the official launch in December 1857 by Henrietta Hope, daughter of Henry Thomas Hope, chairman of the Eastern Steam Navigation Company. The name was changed to Great Eastern, the intended name, in July 1858.
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To Alexander Grant Esqre of Carnoisie This Portrait of the Clipper Schooner Hellas
To Alexander Grant Esqre of Carnoisie This Portrait of the Clipper Schooner Hellas is respectfully dedicated by O W Brierly (Mr AA Scanlan, Commander)
O.W. Brierly del. L. Haghe Lith. Day & Haghe Lith.rs to the Queen.
Edmund Fry & Son London, Edmund Fry Jun.r Plymouth. [n.d., c.1839.]
Tinted lithograph. Printed area 270 x 355mm (10¾ x 14"), with large margins. Tears in margins taped.
A rowing boat approaching the Hellas in rough seas, a rocky coastline behind. This print was advertised in the Art Journal in 1839, making it an early work by Oswald Walters Brierly.
[Ref: 54066]   £320.00  
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Capture of La Tribune_June 8.th. 1796.
Capture of La Tribune_June 8.th. 1796.
Painted by T. Whitcombe. Engraved by T. Sutherland.
Publish'd Feb.y.1.1817, at 48 Strand, for J. Jenkins's Naval Achievements.
Handcoloured aquatint, J. Whatman watermark 1827. 215 x 300mm (8½ x 11¾"), with very wide margins.
Naval view showing the capture of the French frigate Tribune by the Unicorn. From 'The Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year 1793-1817' by J.Jenkins.
Parker: 115.
[Ref: 53942]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Screw Steamer ''Mary Lohden,'' 1,363 Tons Register.
Screw Steamer ''Mary Lohden,'' 1,363 Tons Register. To Messrs. J. Lohden & Co., and Owners, and Messrs. Robert Irvine & Co., Builders, This Print is respectfully Dedicated by Their Obedient Servants, J.G. Campbell & Co.
Drawn by W.T. Baldwin. Printed by J.G. Cambell & Co., Sunderland.
No. 186. Published Aug.t 1883.
Tinted lithograph with touches of hand colour. Sheet 455 x 595mm (18 x 23½"), large margins. A few stains and surface abrasions.
'Mary Lohden', a twin-mastered iron screw steamer launched in March 1883, was named after the wife of owner Jacob Lohden, of West Hartlepool. In 1894 she was sold to a Swedish company, and in 1910 was renamed 'Mary'. In 1915 Mary sailed from Seaham Harbour for Sweden with coal and was never seen again. Mary Lohden's younger son was Frederick Charles Lohden OBE (1871-1954), England rugby player against Wales in 1893 and Chairman of the Lawn Tennis Association in 1933.
[Ref: 54063]   £480.00  
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A New Book of Shipping.
A New Book of Shipping.
Dodd Pinx.t.
London Pub,,d by E. Hedges No 92 Cornhill July 1. 1787.
Rare aquatint. 190 x 260mm (7½ x 10¼") very large margins. Repaired tear in margin.
A small Royal Naval ship being constructed on a slipway, with two flags flying. The title page to a series of maritime scenes by Robert Dodd (1748-1815).
[Ref: 53073]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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The Bombardment of Sebastopol.
The Bombardment of Sebastopol.
From a drawing by Mr E.W. Brooker HMS Spitfire. _ E. Walker lith. Day & Son Lith.rs to the Queen.
Published March 1st 1855 by Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co, 13 & 14 Pall Mall East, _ Publishers to Her Majesty.
Fine coloured tinted lithograph, chine collé, with highlights added by hand. Sheet 370 x 625mm (14½ x 24½"). Laid on backing sheet. Slight crease in sky.
A view of the naval bombardment of Sevastopol, 17th October, 1854, with the ships and their commanders listed under the scene. Edward Wolfe Brooker (1828-1870) was Master on HMS Spitfire under Captain Thomas Spratt, surveying in the Mediterranean when the Crimean War broke out. He earned a commission by placing buoys to mark channels at the entrance to the Dnieper River while under enemy fire. At the end of the war he returned to surveying, both in the Mediterrean and around Tasmania. He was given the command of HMS Sylvia and joined Keppel during the opening of the trade ports of Osaka and Kobe in 1869. Taking ill in Japan he died there in 1870.
[Ref: 54064]   £390.00  
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This print representing the East India Ship Vernon,
This print representing the East India Ship Vernon, Geo. Denny Commander, on her voyage out, fitted with a Steam Engine of 30 horse power, passing H.M. ships 'Edinburgh & Blenheim 74.s. beating down Channel on the 21st of September 1839 off Benbridge, Isle of Wight, is respectfully Inscribed to Richard Green, Esq.r of Blackwall, the owner and builder of the Vernon, John Lynn. Proof.
Painted and Published by J. Lynn, Marine Painter, 23, Polygon, Somers Town, London. Engraved by W.O. Geller. Printed by S.H. Hawkins.
[n.,d., c.1839.]
Aquatint, printed in colours and hand finished. Sheet 530 x 725mm (21 x 28½"). Trimmed to plate at sides, into image at top, losing c.50mm of sky), some cracking to edges, overall toning, new margin added at top, laid on archival paper.
Vernon, a 911 ton paddle steamer, off Bembridge. Built in 1839 for the Green Blackwall Line's London-Madras run, , her engines proved to be uneconomical and were removed. In 1867, after nearly thirty years carrying passengers to the colonies in the East, Vernon was sold to the Colony of New South Wales for a 'Public Industrial School', for problem children. Within a year 113 boys, some as young as three, were aboard, being given moral, nautical and industrial training, with some elementary schooling. In 1892 was sold for breaking to Mess.rs Rae and Surge for £180; taken to Balls Head Bay on the north of Sydney Bay, the ship was burned to the waterline the following year. Australian interest.
Lynn's painting is in the National Maritime Museum, BHC3686.
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Vaisseau du troisiême rang a la Voille. Twee Decks Schip vande derde Rang.
Vaisseau du troisiême rang a la Voille. Twee Decks Schip vande derde Rang.
a Amsterdam Chez Gerard Valk Avec Privil. [n.d., c.1720.]
Engraving. 430 x 540mm (17 x 21¼"), with wide margins. Laid on board, some worming in margins.
A two-decked, third-rank warship of the 17th century, under sail. Originally published between 1693-1708 in Pierre Mortier's 'Neptune Français' (described by Koeman as the 'most expensive sea-atlas ever published in Amsterdam in the seventeenth century'), this example is a later state published by Valk (1652-1726).
[Ref: 54058]   £520.00  
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Vaisseau École No. 2. Vaisseau de 1.er Rang a la Voile ay Plus Près, Les Amures a Babord.
Vaisseau École No. 2. Vaisseau de 1.er Rang a la Voile ay Plus Près, Les Amures a Babord. [&] Vaisseau École No. 3. Coupe et Arrimage d'un Vaisseau de 1.er Rang de 120 Canons.
L. Morel-Fatio [plate 2]. Lith de Boucher.
Paris, Maison Basset, 33, rue de Seine. [n.d., c.1850.]
Pair of tinted lithographs. Sheets 550 x 715mm (20¾ x 28"), with wide margins. Edges chipped, ink mss. pagimation top left.
Two portraits of a French first rate frigate: under sail and a cross section, in dry dock, both with extensive keys. From ''l'Encyclopédie Bouasse-Lebel''. Antoine Léon Morel-Fatio (1810-71) was made 'peintre officiel de la Marine' (Painter of the Fleet) in 1853.
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