6th Nov, 2018 11:00

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

 
  Lot 59
 

59

A COPY LETTER FROM ADMIRAL SIR GRAHAM HAMOND MENTIONING NELSON'S MEDALS, 1847, other letters, glass negatives and press clippings

A COPY LETTER FROM ADMIRAL SIR GRAHAM HAMOND MENTIONING NELSON'S MEDALS, 1847

4pp, 4to, mentioning Nelson's medals for the action at Cape St. Vincent and 'that for the Nile', and his prayer book, dated 24th July 1847; together with another asking Secretary Vidal to prevail upon Prince Henry of Orange (third son of Willem II) to accept a drawing by Vidal of the entrance to Pernambuco, 1p., 4to, in a wallet envelope with red wax seal, dated 5th December 1836; nine other letters, mostly with envelopes and mostly concerning Rio de Janeiro, three glass negatives believed to be of portraits of Admiral Hamond, his wife and daughter and a collection of press cuttings

(a lot)

Sold for £992
Estimated at £800 - £1,200

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 

A COPY LETTER FROM ADMIRAL SIR GRAHAM HAMOND MENTIONING NELSON'S MEDALS, 1847

4pp, 4to, mentioning Nelson's medals for the action at Cape St. Vincent and 'that for the Nile', and his prayer book, dated 24th July 1847; together with another asking Secretary Vidal to prevail upon Prince Henry of Orange (third son of Willem II) to accept a drawing by Vidal of the entrance to Pernambuco, 1p., 4to, in a wallet envelope with red wax seal, dated 5th December 1836; nine other letters, mostly with envelopes and mostly concerning Rio de Janeiro, three glass negatives believed to be of portraits of Admiral Hamond, his wife and daughter and a collection of press cuttings

(a lot)

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Speedy'), 6th Nov, 2018

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Main View and Sale Venue:
25 Blythe Road
London, W14 0PD

Large Object View and Post-Sale Collection:
6 Imperial Studios
3-11 Imperial Road
London, SW6 2AG

 

Press enquiries: Suzanne Trisk press@charlesmillerltd.com

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