Wed, 26th Oct 2011 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Implacable)

 
  Lot 6
 

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ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY<br/>Three quarter...

ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY
Three quarter hull profile identified as the 18-gun brig sloop H.M.S. 'Columbine' fitting for sea, 1826
Watercolour
6 x 10½in. (15 x 26.5cm.)

An attached note describes a previous mount which identified this as depicting H.M.S. Columbine in dry dock, 15th December 1826, two weeks after her launch at Portsmouth. Designed along new principles by Sir William Symonds, her success ensured his appointment as Surveyor of the Navy (1832-1860).

Sold for £397
Estimated at £50 - £80

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Further to the catalogue description, in good overall condition; image is a little faded towards the bow end and paper has some spotting along lower and right edge.

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ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY
Three quarter hull profile identified as the 18-gun brig sloop H.M.S. 'Columbine' fitting for sea, 1826
Watercolour
6 x 10½in. (15 x 26.5cm.)

An attached note describes a previous mount which identified this as depicting H.M.S. Columbine in dry dock, 15th December 1826, two weeks after her launch at Portsmouth. Designed along new principles by Sir William Symonds, her success ensured his appointment as Surveyor of the Navy (1832-1860).