22 May 1998
Nicholas Pocock (1740-1821)
The Cove of Cork with Speke Island and Carlisle and Lamelia Forts
signed and dated 'N Pocock 1811' (lower right)
watercolour, bodycolour, pen and black ink
12 x 17 in. (30.5 x 43.2 cm.)
Thos. Agnew & Sons, London.
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