9 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 200
Estimate GBP 120 - GBP 150
AFTER GEORGE WEBSTER
The Captain Broke, the Officer's Seamen & Marines of His Majesty's Ship Shannon
aquatint with handcolouring by Jeakes
P. 17 1/8 x 21 7/8 in. (43.5 x 55.6 cm.)
in a verre eglomisé mount
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HMS Shannon was a Royal Navy 38 gun frigate of the Leda class, launched in 1806 in Frindsbury, Kent. She won a noteworthy naval victory on June 1, 1813, during the War of 1812, against the American Navy's USS Chesapeake.
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