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    Sale 5428

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 579

    British 18th Century Commanders in the Americas

    The Right Honourable Richard Lord Howe, Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Fleets in America; The Right Honourable Sir Willam Howe, Knight of the Bath, & Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces in America; The Honourable Robert Monkton, Major General, Governor of New York and Colonel of His Majesty's 17th Regt. of Foot; The Honourable Thomas Wentworth Esq, Brigadier of His Majesty's Forces, Colonel of one of his Regiments of Foot & Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces in America; Charles Lee, Esq, Major General of the Continental-Army in America; Israel Putnam Esq; Major General of the Connecticut Forces, and Commander in Chief at the Engagement on Bunckers Hill near Boston, 17 June 1775; John Paul Jones, Commander of a Squadron in the Service of The Thirteen United States of North America, 1779; and James Wolfe Esq, Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces, in the Expedition against Quebec, Who Gloriously fell (in the cause of King & Country) in that signal Victory gain'd over the French, Sep: 13th 1759

    Price Realised  

    British 18th Century Commanders in the Americas
    The Right Honourable Richard Lord Howe, Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Fleets in America; The Right Honourable Sir Willam Howe, Knight of the Bath, & Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces in America; The Honourable Robert Monkton, Major General, Governor of New York and Colonel of His Majesty's 17th Regt. of Foot; The Honourable Thomas Wentworth Esq, Brigadier of His Majesty's Forces, Colonel of one of his Regiments of Foot & Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces in America; Charles Lee, Esq, Major General of the Continental-Army in America; Israel Putnam Esq; Major General of the Connecticut Forces, and Commander in Chief at the Engagement on Bunckers Hill near Boston, 17 June 1775; John Paul Jones, Commander of a Squadron in the Service of The Thirteen United States of North America, 1779; and James Wolfe Esq, Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces, in the Expedition against Quebec, Who Gloriously fell (in the cause of King & Country) in that signal Victory gain'd over the French, Sep: 13th 1759
    mezzotints, the first two coloured extensively with gouache
    S. 16 x 11in. (40.6 x 28cm.) and smaller one framed (8)


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