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H.M.S. Lyra Captn Basil Hall
A graphite drawing of the ‘Lyra’ in starboard quarter view. Birds in flight above the fore mast. Vague mountains at left background. Two-masted ship and land at right background. Vignette format. Signed and dated ‘CWB 1818.’ at lower left of drawn surface. Part of an album of ‘sketches from memory’ by C.W. Browne, made Jan-Feb 1818.
Inscribed on mount: ‘H.M.S. Lyra, Capt. Basil Hall’. Captain Basil Hall was appointed to the command of the ‘Lyra’ on 23 October 1815. He remained her captain until she returned to Portsmouth at the end of 1817. She was sold in 1818.
Bound with PAF8528-PAF8539, PAF8541-PAF8568.
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
153 mm x 179 mm Parts Album of sketches from Memory made in Jan and Feb 1818 by C W Browne, RN of His Majesty's late ships, Alceste and Julia (PAF8528) Illustrations of HM late ship Alceste and 4 smaller vessels (PAF8529) Aqueduct. Rio Janeiro (PAF8530) View of river and trees, Rio Janeiro (PAF8531) Table Mountain. Cape of Good Hope (PAF8532) Java-Head (PAF8533) Scenery in the Indian Islands (PAF8534) Trees. Java. 1. Cocoa Tree, 2. Plantain (PAF8535) Javanese scenery with local craft (PAF8536) Group of trees.... Java. 1. Cocoa Tree, 2. Palm Tree, 3. Plantain (PAF8537) Entrance to Murray's Sound, Korea (PAF8538) Sulphur Island (PAF8539) H.M.S. Lyra Captn Basil Hall (PAF8540) Herbert Isle & the Entrance to Port Melville, Lieuchoo (PAF8541) Distant view of Egoosehoond, a remarkable hill in Lieuchoo (PAF8542) Dutch Folly, a fort in the Tigris, near Canton (PAF8543) French Folly, a Fort in the Tigris, near Canton (PAF8544) Chinese Merchantman. View of Canton (PAF8545) Chinese War junk (PAF8546) Pulo Leat, an Island in the Straits of Gaspar: HMS Alceste on fire (PAF8547) Pulo Leat (PAF8548) H.M.S. Alceste on fire. Pulo Leat (PAF8549) Two of the look-out rocks. Pulo Leat (PAF8550) C W B's Cot Pulo Leat (PAF8551) C W B's Cot Pulo Leat and Cooking Place (PAF8552) Arno's Vale (Mr Balcomb's) St Helena (PAF8553) Green Mountain House (Peak 3500 feet) Ascension Island (PAF8554) H.M. late sloop Julian off Tristan da Cunha (PAF8555) Wreck of HMS Julia at Tristan da Cunha South Atlantic (PAF8556) Memorial of the Crew lost in HMS Julia at Tristan da Cunha (PAF8557) Artillery Huts at Tristan da Cunha (PAF8558) Tristan da Cunha South Atlantic (PAF8559) Browne's Cove, Port Melville, Lieuchoo (Oouting) (PAF8560) The Cap, a small Island in the Straits of Sunda (PAF8561) The Button, Str of Java (PAF8562) HMS Hyperion Capt Cunby. Capture of the Rattlesnake after a chase of 48 hours (PAF8563) HMS Queen Charlotte 120 Guns (PAF8564) Ship in a heavy gale (PAF8565) Sketch of fighting vessels at sea (PAF8566) Tacking. A stiff breeze on or by the Wind (PAF8567) A View of the Harbour of Brest Taken on board the Hyperion while Reconnoitering that Harbour on the 2nd June 1815 (PAF8568)
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