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Captain G.P. Mends - Mid 19th Century Watercolour, HMS Britannia, Dartmouth

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Captain G.P. Mends - Original Mid 19th Century Watercolour. A superb watercolour paintings by Captain George Pechell Mends, R.N. depicting HMS Britannia in Dartmouth. Signed to the lower left and inscribed and titled on mount. In a gilt frame, picture in window measures (25 x 35 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. Signed and inscribed. In fine condition.


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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Code kb815
Artist Captain G.P. Mends
Date Mid 19th Century
Dimensions 47.5 x 57.5cm
Medium Watercolour
Style Realism
Subject Nautical
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