London, South Kensington
16 May 2007
A LATE 19TH-CENTURY REVERSE GLASS SILHOUETTE OF H.M.S. FOUDROYANT
depicted with furled sails in company with two other vessels -- 15 x 19¾in. (38 x 50cm.) Maple frame.
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