Browse Items (124 total)

  • Collection: NLJ Print Collection

The Pelican, Brig engaging Le Trompeur, French Privateer near Jamaica, Septr. 22nd, 1797

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The Pelican, Brig engaging Le Trompeur, French Privateer near Jamaica, Septr. 22nd, 1797; designed and engraved by W. Elmes. London, John Fairburn, 1798.

6 1/2" x 8 1/2". col. Aquatint.

A West Indiaman in a storm

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A West Indiaman in a storm, from an original picture in the possession of Mr. C.W. Carrington, painted by J. Vernet, engraved by W. Carlos. London, Thos. McLean, 1834.

11" x 14 1/2". Mezzotint.

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Pugnainter Columbum & Franciscum Poresium. XIV.

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Print depicting the battle between Christopher Columbus and Francisco Porras on the shore of the island of Jamaica.

Extracted from: Bry. Great Voyages. Part IV. Second Latin edition, entitled "Americae Pars Qvarta. Sive Insignis & Admiranda…

Prise de Saint-Christophe. Le Marquis de Bouille - 12 Fevrier, 1782

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8 3/4" x 12 1/2". engraving.

P463. Proof copy, lacks sky and cloud details. Engraved by A. Giboy.

P464. Final state with same view as P463 but different artists. Martinet, del. & J. Adam, sculp.

Note: Giboy, Martinet & Adam flourished…

Urbs Domingo in Hispaniola

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11 1/4 x 14". engraving.

From: Montanus, Arnoldus. De Nieewe en Onbekende Weereld. This print appeared in the above and also in Dr. Dapper's and John Ogilby's translations which were plagiarisms from Montanus.

The death of Nelson

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Scene depicting the death of Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson during the Battle of Trafalgar on 21 October 1805.

7" x 10". engraving.

Diamond Rock, Martinique

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A view of Rocher du Diamant "Diamond Rock", located off the southern coast of Martinique. Diamond Rock is the remains of a volcano and was once used as an armed fort.

Jamaica, B.W.I.

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Watercolour print taken at a river in Jamaica.

12 3/4" x 9 1/2". water colour.

Harbour Street, Kingston

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4" x 6". engraving.

Note on back: This print appears to be King Street, not Harbour Street. Compare with Duperly's "View of Harbour Street."

Lord Combermere, governor of Barbados, 1817-1820

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9 3/4" x 7 1/4". mezzotint.

Stapleton Cotton, 1st Viscount Combermere

Thought to be after a portrait in the National Portrait Gallery. Ref: D.N.B. Vol. IV p. 1244.

Incomplete letter with autograph of Combermere attached.