Framed hand-colored ship engraving of sailing frigate H. M. S. WINCHESTER after W. J. Huggins. Inscription below the image reads as follows:
Painted by W. J. HUGGINS. Marine Painter to his MAJESTY.
London, Published Jany. 1st 1830 by W. J. HUGGINS, 105 Leadenhall Street.
Engraved by E. Duncan.
TO EDWARD GRIFFITH COLPOYS ESQR. VICE ADMIRAL OF THE WHITE
This Plate of H. M. S. WINCHESTER Is respectfully dedicated by Captain C. J. Austen and the Officers of that Ship.
HMS Winchester was launched in 1822. It was renamed Conway in 1861, HMS Mount Edgecumbe in 1876 and was finally broken up in 1921. William John Huggins (1781-845) was a British marine painter and seaman who started out making ship drawings for the East India Company. He exhibited in the Royal Academy and eventually became marine painter to George IV and to William IV. Edward Duncan was an English watercolor painter of coastal views and shipping. He was a member of the Royal Society of Watercolours and received Royal patronage from Queen Victoria
It comes nicely matted and framed, ready to display. In very good used condition with minor imperfections to frame as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: Frame: 25 9/16" by 19 9/16"; Image size: 11 7/8" x 18 1/2" approximately.
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