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Britannia's Glory. A View of the British Grand Fleet prpearing to sail on a Cruise.
Britannia's Glory. A View of the British Grand Fleet prpearing to sail on a Cruise.
Published Feb.y 16, 1795 by J. Marshall, Nº 4 Aldermary Church Yard London.
Rare etching. 370 x 475mm (14½ x 18¾"). Paper toned, unexamined out of frame. Slight creasing.
A rare popular print of the a Royal Navy fleet setting sail during the French Revolutionary Wars. The ships, identified by names on their sterns, are those that fought in the 'Glorious First of June' the previous year, including Royal Sovereign, Royal George, Queen Charlotte, Culloden, Russell, Alfred, Bruswick & Marlborough.
[Ref: 61192]   £690.00  
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A Portrait of the East Indiaman built at Mr Bayley's Ship-Yard, Ipswich. Launched Aug.st 1817.
A Portrait of the East Indiaman built at Mr Bayley's Ship-Yard, Ipswich. Launched Aug.st 1817.
J. Smart Jun. del.t. R. Pollard fec.t.
Pub.d Aug.t 21 1817 by R.N. Rose, Bookseller Ipswich.
Scarce coloured aquatint with etching. Framed, sight size 250 x 330mm (9¾ x 13"). Framed over platemark, pencil note on title, unexamined out of frame.
The 'Orwell' East Indiaman being built, sitting on a scaffold with a row of poles. It was built by Jabez Bayley's (1771 -1834) Ship-Yard in Halifax for Matthew Isacke of Greenwich (possibly Captain (Mathew) Robert Isacke (c.1803-96), of Croomes Hill, Greenwich, Kent, who was in the naval service of the East India Company or his father Mathew Isacke (born in St Helena 1761-1831). Made of Suffolk oak it took over 15 months to build and was named after Ipswich's river, the Orwell was launched on the 29th August, watched by about 20,000 spectators.
[Ref: 61191]   £550.00  
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H.M. Sea-Going Turret Ship. ''Monarch'',
H.M. Sea-Going Turret Ship. ''Monarch'', Conveying the Remains of the Late M.r George Peabody to the United States, December, 1869. Under the Command of Captain John E. Comerell, RN, VB, VC. Built in H.M. Dockyard, Chatham, from the Designs of E.J. Reed Esq. C.B. Chief Constructor of the Navy, by P. Thornton, Esq. Master Shipwright.
T.G. Dutton. Del. et Lith. John B. Day, Lith, 3, Savoy Street, Strand.
London, Published December 6th 1869 by John B. Day, 3, Savoy Street, Strand.
Tinted lithograph. Sheet 465 x 570mm (18½ x 22½"). Some restoration.
A portrait of HMS Monarch, designed by Sir Edward Reed and launched 1868 as the first seagoing British warship to carry her guns in turrets. The ship is shown taking leave of the Channel fleet to cross the Atlantic with the remains of George Peabody (1795-1869, American merchant regarded as the father of modern philanthropy) to the United States for burial, with USS Plymouth (seen to the right). It was Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone who assigned Monarch, the newest and largest warship of the Royal Navy, demonstrating British respect for Peabody. In 1862 George Peabody creates the Peabody Trust. He donates £150,000 increasing to £500,000 to build affordable houses for the "artisan and labouring poor of London". The Peabody Estates still exist and have over 220,000 members.
[Ref: 61260]   £480.00  
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Steamer off Dover.
Steamer off Dover. Proof.
[Robert Brandard]
[n.d. c.1842]
Etching on chine collé, plate 90 x 150mm (3½ x 6"), with margins. Foxed in margins. Small margins.
A sea view focussing on a steamship. Robert Brandard (1805-62) was a landscape engraver, etcher, lithographer, miniature painter and watercolourist. son of engraver and copperplate printer Thomas Brandard (d. 1830).
[Ref: 61151]   £35.00   (£42.00 incl.VAT)
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[Battle of Tamandaré] Admiral Lichthart with 4 ships a Frigate & a Bark attacks the Portuguese Fleet of 17 Sail.
[Battle of Tamandaré] Admiral Lichthart with 4 ships a Frigate & a Bark attacks the Portuguese Fleet of 17 Sail.
[Dublin: James Williams, 1750.]
Scarce engraving. Sheet 140 x 85mm (5½ x 3¼"). Stain in margin.
The Battle of Tamandaré, off the coast of Brazil, September 9th 1645, during the occupation of Brazil by the Dutch (1630-54), when a squadron commanded by Jan Cornelisz Lichthart (died 1646) destroyed a Portuguese squadron under the command of Jerônimo Serrão de Paiva. From 'The World Displayed: Or, A Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels'.
[Ref: 61334]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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