HMS Dido. (18 Guns) running up Channel, 1845. Lieut. T. G. Dutton Inglefield.

HMS Dido. (18 Guns) running up Channel, 1845.

London: Messrs. Fores, lith. Day & Hague, Lithrs. to the Queen, 1845. Print. Tinted lithograph with beautiful hand color. Fine lithograph of the sloop Brigattin running up channel 1845. Sir Henry Keppel's career in the Royal Navy included several tours to Southeast Asia & China for service against the Malay pirates; 1st in command of the H.M.S. Dido and later of the H.M.S. Maeander. Inglefield related the story of his two commands in two publications, "The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido for the Suppression of Piracy" (1846), and in "A Visit to the Indian Archipelago in H.M.S. Maeander" (1853). Published Oct.r 21st 1845 by Messrs. Fores, 41 Piccadilly, corner of Sackville Street, London. 15 3/4 x 11" printed area with small margins. Lower dedication line (To the Hon.ble Capt.n Keppel and the Officers of the Ship, this print is respectfully dedicated by The Publisher) trimmed; a couple of sml. circular patches at lower left margin and 2 right corners a little creased. Image very good condition. Very good. Item #5493

Price: $750.00