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Illustrations of HM late ship Alceste and 4 smaller vessels


Object connections:

Gallery locationNot on display
VesselsMinerve (1805)

Object details:

Object ID PAF8529
Description This drawing of 'Alceste' and four smaller vessels forms part of a sketchbook, from which another image depicts the wreck of the 'Alceste' being burnt by Malays off Pulo Leat, an island in the Straits of Gaspar on 18 February, 1817. She was captured from the French as 'Minerve' off Rochefort. Bound with PAF8528, PAF8530-PAF8568.
Date made

Artist/Maker Browne, C.W.
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials graphite
Measurements 241 mm x 196 mm
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