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Coloured Aquataint of "The Capture of Le Sparviere May 3rd 1810" from "Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year 1793-1817" Pub. by James Jenkins 1817 (1 of 6)
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Oxfordshire, UK

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Coloured Aquataint of "The Capture of Le Sparviere May 3rd 1810" from "Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year 1793-1817" Pub. by James Jenkins 1817

REF: P1797 / LA355821
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Description
Of military history interest! A fine coloured aquatint entitled "Capture of Le Sparviere May 3rd 1810" from the volume "The Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the year 1793-1817" published by James Jenkins of The Strand, London in 1817. Roger Quarm the curator of pictures at the National Maritime Museum has said of this work "As a record of naval events spanning a period of over twenty years it has no precedent. At no time prior to 1817 had a publisher attempted such a complete volume of documentary naval prints. It is the quality of accuracy which makes Jenkins so valuable". The published volume offered 55 aquatint illustrations after paintings by T Whitcombe. Most engravings were by T Sutherland, but others were done by Jeakes and Bailey (as in this example). This naval scene shows a naval battle in the Napoloeonic Wars, namely the capture of the French frigate Sparviero by the British frigate Spartan under the command of Capt. Brenton off the Italian island of Ischia in 1810.

measurements

Height:
36 cm
Width:
43 cm
image size: 18 x 27 cms

declaration

Art & Stuff has clarified that the Coloured Aquataint of "The Capture of Le Sparviere May 3rd 1810" from "Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year 1793-1817" Pub. by James Jenkins 1817 (LA355821) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1817

condition

one small foxing spot top left on the plate but not affecting image. Colour may have faded over time. Otherwise very good

location

This Coloured Aquataint of "The Capture of Le Sparviere May 3rd 1810" from "Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year 1793-1817" Pub. by James Jenkins 1817 is located in United Kingdom