John Christian Schetky (British, 1778-1874); To Captain Sir Philip Vere Broke Bart and KCB; (4)
Lot 3059
John Christian Schetky (British, 1778-1874); To Captain Sir Philip Vere Broke Bart and KCB; (4)
Sold for US$ 3,416 inc. premium

Lot Details
John Christian Schetky (British, 1778-1874); To Captain Sir Philip Vere Broke Bart and KCB; (4)
John Christian Schetky (British, 1778-1874)
To Captain Sir Philip Vere Broke Bart and KCB, a set of four prints depicting the battle between the H.M.S. Shannon and the U.S.S. Chesapeake
Drawn on stone by L. Haghe, and published by: London Pubd by Smith Elder & Co. 65 Cornhill. Printing by W. Day, 17 Gate St. (4)
24-1/2 x 30-3/4 in. (62.2 x 78.1 cm.) each, framed.
(not examined out of the frame)

Footnotes

  • (1) "H.M.S. Shannon commencing the Battle with the American Frigate Chesapeake, on the 1st June 1813"
    (2) "The American Frigate Chesapeake. Crippled and thrown into utter disorder by the first two broadsides fired from H.M.S. Shannon."
    (3) "H.M.S. Shannon carrying by Boarding the American Frigate Chesapeake. after a Cannonade of Five Minutes. on the 1st June 1813"
    (4) "H.M.S.Shannon" leading the prize the American frigate "Chesapeake" into Halifax harbour on the 6th June 1813"
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