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.

Object Details

ID: PAF8540
Type: Drawing
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Browne, Charles W.
Vessels: Lyra (1808)
Date made: 1818
People: Hall, Basil
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: 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 (Album)

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