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[Whaling] To the Hon.ble S.r John Eyles Barr.t Sub-Governour of the South-Sea-Company This Plate of the Whale or Greeland Fishery
[Whaling] To the Hon.ble S.r John Eyles Barr.t Sub-Governour of the South-Sea-Company This Plate of the Whale or Greeland Fishery is most humbly Inscrib'd.
Baston F. E. Kirkall S.
[n.d., 1721.]
Scarce etching, 18th century watermark. Plate c.305 x 400mm (12 x 15¾"), extended with ink mss. image and borders. Tear taped.
A scene of British sailors hunting whales from longboats and (unrealistic) polar bears and walruses on land. The manuscript borders were added to make the print fit with others in a print room.
Ex: Collection Hon C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 59510]   £490.00  
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The
The "Leda" Yacht, R.W.Y.C. Dedicated by permission to the owner William Russell of Brancepeth Castle, Esq.r by His obedient Servants Messers Fores.
Painted by N.M. Condy. T.G. Dutton, Lith. Day & Son. Lith.rs to the Queen.
London, Published Jan.y 1st. 1850, by Messrs. Fores, At Their Sporting & Fine Print Repository, & Frame Manufactory, 41 Piccadilly, Corner of Sackville Street.
Lithograph with fine hand colour. Printed area: 315 x 450mm (12½ x 17¾"). Framed. Unexamined out of frame. Slight marking in sky.
A view of the 'Leda' yacht, probably in the mouth of Plymouth Harbour, looking seaward. Founded as the Port of Plymouth Royal Clarence Regatta Club in 1827, the Royal Western Yacht Club was founded in 1833 with the intention of holding an annual regatta as part of an active social programme and to stimulate improvements in naval architecture through yacht racing.
For another Dutton/Condy view of the same yacht see 39379.
[Ref: 59548]   £950.00  
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A Ship a Tacking. A Ship Waring before y.e Wind to go on y.e Tack.
A Ship a Tacking. A Ship Waring before y.e Wind to go on y.e Tack. Vaifseau qui vire de bord vent Devant. Vaifseau qui vire de bord vent anire.
C. G. Scotin Sculp.
Publish'd According to Act of Parliament. [n.d. c.1700's]
Rare engraving, plate 200 x 300mm (8 x 11¾"), with large margins (repaired)
A seascape featuring ships manoeuvring. Either by Gérard Scotin I (1643-1715) or by his grandson Gérard Jean Baptiste Scotin II (1698-c.1755) as they both signed their plates G. Scotin.
[Ref: 59563]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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[Whaling] The Fishery of Great Britain in its three different Branches viz.t Herring, Cod, and Whale Fishing. 19
[Whaling] The Fishery of Great Britain in its three different Branches viz.t Herring, Cod, and Whale Fishing. 19
Tho. Baston Pinx.t. I. Kirkall Sculp.t.
Printed for Bowles and Carver, No. 69, St Paul's Church Yard London [n.d., c.1800].
Scarce etching with engraving with fine colour, 18th century watermark. 230 x 375mm (9 x 14¾"), large margins Repaired tear in top right margin, slight oxidation of colour in sky.
A composite image of British warships guarding whalers, with scenes of fish houses and whale fat rendering. First published in 1721 as part of the series 'Twenty-two prints of several of the capital ships of his Majesties Royal Navy with variety of other sea pieces'.
[Ref: 59511]   £390.00  
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