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Sea Piece. Storm at Malaga, in January, 1837, (painting)

Artist:
Pringle, J.
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 153
The ship lying near the light-house on the Mole, is the U.S. sloop of war "John Adams," 24 guns, Commander S.H. Stringham, U.S. Navy. The ship in the foreground, with her masts being cut away, is H.B.M. sloop of war "Orestes," 18 guns, Commander J.J.F. Newall, R.N. The ship on the left, with topmasts and top gallant masts housed, is H.B.M. frigate "Tyne," 26 guns, Rt. Hon. H.J.C. Ingestre, Visc't. C.B., Commanding. The brig in the background, with English colors flying, is H.B.M. brig "Jaseur," Commander John Hackett, R.N. The boat in the foreground is a boat in charge of Lieut. Edward M. Vail, U.S.N., going with a hawser to the assistance of the Orestes. The boat was propelled stern foremast for safety, keeping her head to the sea, to prevent her from being swamped. Several merchantmen were wrecked on the beach. [P. 8.]
Price 6 1/4 C. 4th Annual Exhibition of the Brooklyn Institute. October 1, 1845. Catalogue of Paintings, Sculpture, and Other Works of Art.
Topic:
History--United States
Waterscape--Boat
Disaster--Shipwreck
Waterscape--Weather--Storm
Occupation--Military
Control number:
AECI 00760153
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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