DIE KOENIGL, FLOTTE U: FISCHEREY VON GROSS - BRITANNIEN. . . .

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Thomas Baston


Die Koenigl, Flotte u: Fischerey von Gross - Britannien. . . .

Handcolored copper plate engraving, c.1740.
Image size 18 1/8 x 21 3/4" (474 x 554 mm).
Good condition save for some minor splitting and rubbing along centerfold and small tear 1/4" into image. Original color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 17223
Price: $1,500.00
Publisher : Published by Homann Heirs, Nuremberg.
The six scenes shown, top to bottom, right to left, are Royal George; Barfleur; Britannia; ships coming about; three different types of fishing: herring, cod, and whale; and the Greenland Whale Fishery. These images were taken from earlier published prints by T. Bowles after drawings by T. Baston. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Marine , Whaling