South Africa, Table Bay; Thomas Sutherland, After William John Huggins - Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope - 1821-1850

Description
South Africa, Table Bay; Thomas Sutherland, After William John Huggins - Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope - 1821-1850
Hand-coloured.

Impression on paper.

Engraved by T. Sutherland after the original painting by W J Huggins (Marine Painter to His Majesty).

The distinctive Table Top Mountain in the background.

Lettering:
"To His Excellency The Right Honorable Lord Charles Henry Somerset, Governor and Commander in Chief of the Cape of Good Hope, ... / "This picture is most respectfully dedicated, by the most obedient humble servant W.J. Huggins"

Published by Huggins, Pall Mall, London, 1824.

Condition:
Light stain. Five tears at 11, 2, 3, 4 and 7 o'clock on edge of margins. Damaged edge of upper margin. Two oxydised early restorations left and right. Two brown spots on sky left of the second ship. A medium sized brown stain right of the main ship. Diffuse foxing.

Lot details
Object
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Country (current geographical location)
South Africa
Geographical specification
Table Bay
Map maker/ publisher
Thomas Sutherland, After William John Huggins
Map/ Book title
Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope
Period
1821-1850
Condition
Reasonable
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Hand-coloured.
Size of the largest image
39×65 cm
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