Four framed genuine copper prints from an 18th century journal with scenes of a Royal Navy campaign against Spanish activities in the Pacific in 1740-1744, carried out by a squadron around the 60-gun battleship Centurion under Commodore George Anson. Also see Item K276. All bylines are bilingual in Dutch and French.
The prints are in average condition, with unobstrusive vertical folds and some brownish spots from old use. The frames are 50,5cm x 34,5cm and are made from pine with oak fronts. They are in poor condition, but resurfacing them would be possible.
Item K267. 400EUR.
Visible image 37,5cm x 21,5cm. A beach scene on the island of Tinian, belonging to the Northern Marianas Islands in the Pacific Ocean.
Visible image 37,5cm x 22cm. Shipping off the coast of the Island Juan Fernandez in the Pacific Ocean.
Visible image 37,5cm x 21,5cm. Naval battle between the Spanish Galeon Nuestra Seignora de Caradonga and the British ship Centurion, six miles off the Island Samal in the Philippines.
Visible image 36,5cm x 20cm. Naval assault by the British ship Centurion on the city of Paita and harboured Spanish ships on the coast of Santa Fee in northwest Peru.