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    Sale 5386

    Maritime

    21 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 2

    Edward William Cooke, R.A. (1811-1880)

    The sheer hulk, Portsmouth (recto) and a subsidiary sketch of figures disembarking into a lifeboat from a listing ship (verso); The Black Eagle leaving Valentia; and The Persia

    Price Realised  

    Edward William Cooke, R.A. (1811-1880)
    The sheer hulk, Portsmouth (recto) and a subsidiary sketch of figures disembarking into a lifeboat from a listing ship (verso); The Black Eagle leaving Valentia; and The Persia
    the first signed with initials 'EWC [in reverse]' (lower left, on barrel) and inscribed 'Sheer Hulk. Portsmouth' (lower right); the second signed 'E.W. Cooke. R A' (upper right) and inscribed and dated 'The Black Eagle leaving Valentia May 5. 1858' (lower centre); the third signed 'E.W. Cooke R A' (lower right) and inscribed 'The Persia.' (lower centre)
    pencil
    6¾ x 9 in. (17.2 x 22.8 cm.); and smaller; and six drawings of views of the Scilly Isles and Calshot Castle by the same hand (9)


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