Thu, 17th Jul 2008 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Phoenix)

 
  Lot 17
 

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A pair of 19th century glass silhouette...

A pair of 19th century glass silhouette pictures
entitled H.M.S. Polyphemus and View of H.M.S. "Alcmene". Capt. Sutton., each - 9 x 11½in. (23 x 29cm.); together with another entitled Nelson's First Lesson - 13 x 9½in. (33 x 24cm.) Framed.

(3)

Polyphemus was a Third Rate of 64-guns, built in Sheerness 1782 and broken up 1827 at Chatham having served at Copenhagen (1801), Egypt (1801), Trafalgar (ninth from the head of Collingwood's lee van) and Buenos Aires, (1807); Alcmene was 32-gun 5th Rate frigate, captured as a prize 1779 and sold in 1784.

Sold for £620
Estimated at £500 - £800

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
A pair of 19th century glass silhouette pictures
entitled H.M.S. Polyphemus and View of H.M.S. "Alcmene". Capt. Sutton., each - 9 x 11½in. (23 x 29cm.); together with another entitled Nelson's First Lesson - 13 x 9½in. (33 x 24cm.) Framed.

(3)

Polyphemus was a Third Rate of 64-guns, built in Sheerness 1782 and broken up 1827 at Chatham having served at Copenhagen (1801), Egypt (1801), Trafalgar (ninth from the head of Collingwood's lee van) and Buenos Aires, (1807); Alcmene was 32-gun 5th Rate frigate, captured as a prize 1779 and sold in 1784.