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After Lieut. G.L. Tupman

H.M.S. Forte, 51 Guns (at Rio de Janeiro in December 1861), by T.G. Dutton

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After Lieut. G.L. Tupman
H.M.S. Forte, 51 Guns (at Rio de Janeiro in December 1861), by T.G. Dutton
coloured lithograph, published by Day & Son, laid down, paper discolouration, unexamined out of frame
S.17 x 24in. (44.5 x 61cm.)

Lot Essay

H.M.S. Forte, 3,456 tons, was a screw frigate built at Deptford in 1858. Retired in 1880 and used as a receiving ship, she became a coal hulk in 1894 until accidentally burned at Sheerness at 1905.
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