Wed, 26th Oct 2011 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Implacable)

 
  Lot 39
 

39

A SILHOUETTE PROFILE OF LT. WILLIAM LIMBERLY,...

A SILHOUETTE PROFILE OF LT. WILLIAM LIMBERLY, RN, 1781
facing left and wearing cocked hat, wig, stock and uniform coat, and mounted in an ebonised oval frame, inscribed on verso Wm Limberly / Lieut R N /27"' April / 1781. and in a second hand For my niece Maria Rains 7th May '74 / Sarah Rains -- 4 x 3in. (10 x 7.5cm.) together with a small print of Nelson after Hoppner, framed and glazed
(2)

Lt. William Limberly is recorded as being promoted Lieutenant on 28th April 1781 and retiring a superannuated commander on 1st January 1816. He died on 3rd October 1840.

Sold for £223
Estimated at £100 - £150

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
A SILHOUETTE PROFILE OF LT. WILLIAM LIMBERLY, RN, 1781
facing left and wearing cocked hat, wig, stock and uniform coat, and mounted in an ebonised oval frame, inscribed on verso Wm Limberly / Lieut R N /27"' April / 1781. and in a second hand For my niece Maria Rains 7th May '74 / Sarah Rains -- 4 x 3in. (10 x 7.5cm.) together with a small print of Nelson after Hoppner, framed and glazed
(2)

Lt. William Limberly is recorded as being promoted Lieutenant on 28th April 1781 and retiring a superannuated commander on 1st January 1816. He died on 3rd October 1840.