Wed, 29th Apr 2009 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Popham)

 
  Lot 29
 

29

NICCOLO S. CAMMILLERI OF MALTA...

NICCOLO S. CAMMILLERI OF MALTA (fl.1820-1855)
H.M.S. Canopus departing the Grand Harbour at Valetta
Inscribed 'H.M.S. Canopus 1835' at centre
Watercolour
Originally the French ship Franklin, Nelson captured her at the Battle of the Nile in 1798 and renamed her Canopus. She was finally sold from service in 1887.
11 x 16 1/2in. (28 x 42cm.) Contemporary frame

Sold for £2,232
Estimated at £1,400 - £1,600

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
NICCOLO S. CAMMILLERI OF MALTA (fl.1820-1855)
H.M.S. Canopus departing the Grand Harbour at Valetta
Inscribed 'H.M.S. Canopus 1835' at centre
Watercolour
Originally the French ship Franklin, Nelson captured her at the Battle of the Nile in 1798 and renamed her Canopus. She was finally sold from service in 1887.
11 x 16 1/2in. (28 x 42cm.) Contemporary frame