Captain G.P. Mends - 1869 Watercolour, HMS Cambridge, Hamoaze
DescriptionCaptain G.P. Mends - Original 1869 Watercolour. A superb watercolour paintings by Captain George Pechell Mends, R.N. depicting HMS Cambridge in Hamoaze. Monogrammed in the lower left and inscribed and titled on mount. In a gilt frame, picture in window measures (25.5 x 36.5 cm). Sections of the original backing board and original mount with inscriptions are affixed verso- see images. George Pechell Mends is son of Capt. Wm. Bowen Mends, R.N. He entered the Navy 9 Feb. 1824; passed his examination 1 April, 1834; and at the period of his promotion to the rank of Lieutenant, which took place 30 Aug. 1841, was serving in the Mediterranean as Mate of the Locust steamer, Lieut.-Commander John Lunn. There are a large number of artworks by G.P. Mends held by the Royal Museums in Greenwich. Monogrammed and Inscribed. Condition is typical for a picture of this age including some discolouration and light foxing.
47.5 x 57.5cm (18.7" x 22.6")Framed Size: 47.5 x 57.5cm (18.7" x 22.6")
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|Artist||Captain G.P. Mends|
|Dimensions||47.5 x 57.5cm|
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