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    Sale 5281

    The Sunday Sale

    9 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 110

    AFTER GEORGE WEBSTER

    The Captain Broke, the Officer's Seamen & Marines of His Majesty's Ship Shannon

    Price Realised  

    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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