H. Worsley, 19th Century HMS Success on the rocks off Pulo Carnac, Swan River, Fremantle
Lot 6
H. Worsley, 19th Century HMS Success on the rocks off Pulo Carnac, Swan River, Fremantle
Sold for £37,250 (US$ 62,610) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
H. Worsley, 19th Century
HMS Success on the rocks off Pulo Carnac, Swan River, Fremantle
indistinctly signed 'H? Worsley' (lower right) and inscribed 'H.M.S. Success Nov 30th 1830 on the Rocks off Pulo Carnac Swan River' (to mount below), watercolour heightened with scratching out
31.7 x 42.7cm (12 1/2 x 16 13/16in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Edward Littlehales, RN, Lieutenant on the Success until 1828.

    HMS Success was an Atholl-class 28-gun sixth-rate wooden sailing ship which explored Western Australia and the Swan River in 1827, as well as being one of the first ships to arrive at the fledgling Swan River Colony in 1829. She ran aground off Carnac Island on 30th November 1829.
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