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The Loss of H.M. Steam Frigate Avenger,
The Loss of H.M. Steam Frigate Avenger, Captain Charles Napier, off the Coast of Barbary, on the night of Dec.r 20th,1847, when all perished but four. This Print of the melancholy event is dedicated to Lieut Rook, and the Survivors and Relatives of the ill-fated Crew.
C.P. Williams del. Allen & Ferguson lith. Glasgow.
Ackermann & Co London, W.H. Charpentir, Portsmouth and R.A. Grove, Lymington.
Lithograph. Sheet 280 x 375mm (11 x 14¾") Light toning, edges chipped.
HMS Avenger, a wooden paddle wheel RN frigate, was launched in 1845 and wrecked two years later on the Sorelle Rocks near Malta.
[Ref: 55727]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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To their Graces the Duke and Dutchess of Ancaster This Representation of the Embarkation Of her Majesty Queen Charlotte at Stade;
To their Graces the Duke and Dutchess of Ancaster This Representation of the Embarkation Of her Majesty Queen Charlotte at Stade; With a View of the Royal Yatchs, &c. &c. is humbly Inscribed By their Graces' Most Devoted & Obliged Servant. Thomas Allen. [&] ... This View of Harwich, and the Yatchs going out, With Lord Anson returning the Salute from Landguard Fort is most humbly Inscribed ...
T. Allen pinx. P.C. Canot sculp.
Printed for Jn.o Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill; & Carington Bowles, next the Chapter House in St Paul's Church Yard [n.d., c.1765).
A pair of very scarce engravings. Each c. 425 x 605mm (!6¾ x 23¾"), with large margins Repaired tear in margin of first plate.
A pair of maritime scenes depicting the passage to England of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz for her marriage to George III in 1761. The first shows her departure from Stade in Lower Saxony on 28 August 1761, the second her arrival at Harwich on the 6th September, after a 10-day voyage hampered by three severe storms.
[Ref: 55681]   £1,600.00   view all images for this item
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To the Hon.ble the Court of Directors of the South Sea Company This Piece being a Representation of the Fishery of Great Britain,
To the Hon.ble the Court of Directors of the South Sea Company This Piece being a Representation of the Fishery of Great Britain, in it's three different Branches viz.t Cod, Herring, and Whale, is most humbly Dedicated.
T. Baston Del. E. Kirkall sculp.
[n.d., 1721.]
Etching. 255 x 365mm (10 x 14¼"), extended with ink mss. image and borders. Laid on archival paper, with repairs.
A composite scene representing the three most important types of commercial fishing. The manuscript borders were added to make the print fit with others in a print room.
Ex: Collection Hon C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 55664]   £360.00  
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The Fishery.
The Fishery. To Sir John Hort Bart. His Majesty's Consul General at Lisbon. This Plate is Inscribed by his Obliged Humble Serv.t W.m Woollett. The Picture from which this Plate was engraved obtained the First Premium in 1764, from the Society of Arts &c.
Rich.d Wright pinx.t. W.m Woollett sculp.t.
Published as the Act directs, 30 June, 1768; and Sold by W.Woollett in Green Street, Leicester Fields, & T.Bradford, No.132 in Fleet Street, London.
Etching with engraved lettering. Sheet 470 x 578mm (18½ x 22½"). Trimmed to platemark, laid on archival paper. Creasing in centre.
Several ships on a turbulent sea; on the shore in the foreground, men unload their fishing boats, a lighthouse and building in the distance on the left, a horse-drawn cart approaching the shore on the right.
[Ref: 55686]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[A harbour scene.]
[A harbour scene.] a6.
R. Zeeman.
[n.d., c.1650.]
Etching, 17th century watermark. 130 x 205mm (5 x 8") very large margins. Mount burn.
Etched by Reinier Nooms (1623-67), Dutch painter and printmaker who signed his prints 'Zeeman' ('Seaman'). Nooms travelled widely as a sailor on Dutch merchant vessels in his early life, and his works include views of Tunis, Tripoli and Algiers as well as many European ports. He produced some 170 etchings of seascapes include architecturally accurate renderings of Amsterdam.
D 28 IV.
[Ref: 55598]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Lamb & Whites Patent Life Boats.
Lamb & Whites Patent Life Boats. Clench-built Life Boats for the Revenue Service, Yachts, and Quarter Boats for Emigrant Ships, Steamers, &c.
Day & Son, Lith.rs to The Queen.
[Isle of Wight, 1863.]
Lithograph. Sheet 265 x 220mm (10½ x 8¾"). Laid on blue album paper at edges.
Two illustrations on one sheet: a lifeboat in choppy seas with oarsmen and a cox, and a beached boat tilted to show the interior. From a pamphlet advertising Lamb & White's boats.
[Ref: 55725]   £320.00   (£384.00 incl.VAT)
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[Moonlit bay with a statue of Neptune] _ now glow'd the Firmament...
[Moonlit bay with a statue of Neptune] _ now glow'd the Firmament...
T. Baston delin: E. Kirkall Sculp.
[n.d., c.1720.]
Engraving with etching, 220 x 320mm (8¾ x 12½"), extended with ink mss. image and borders. Laid on archival paper.
A calm moonlit bay, with men fishing with lines and nets. The manuscript borders were added to make the print fit with others in a print room.
Ex: Collection Hon C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 55663]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[A yacht and three warships in a storm.]
[A yacht and three warships in a storm.]
[W. Hollar inv: et fec: 1667.]
Etching, Sheet 115 x 270mm (4½ x 10½"). Trimmed to image, losing Hollar's signature, image continued with old watercolour. Creasing.
From 'Sea Storms', a set of four plates, originally published by Peter Stent in London. The image was extended to fit with other prints on a print screen.
Pennington 1273.
[Ref: 55340]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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