HM Sloop Zebra Caught in a Gale off Cape Leuwin c1835. Artist Unknown.
Artist Unknown

HM Sloop Zebra Caught in a Gale off Cape Leuwin c1835

Watercolour heightened with white
17.5 x 25.2 cm
Signed indistinctly; also inscribed below image H. M. Sloop “Zebra” 18 guns Comm. R. C. McCrea R.N. On her beam ends off Cape Leuwin, Australia, in a furious gale In which she lost her guns, v. nearly foundered

Provenance: Private collection, United Kingdom until 2015

The picture shows HMS Zebra between the 21st & 27th August 1835 100 miles (160) West-South-West off Perth a well publicised event. HMS Zebra was employed by the East India Company

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Item #5458

Price: $5,500.00

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