HMS 'Bellerophon' (1824), 50 Miles ESE of Malta, 1 Feb 1852

Inscribed: "H.M.S. BELLEROPHON. Captain the Rt Honble Lord George Poulet. In a Gale, 50 miles ESE of Malta - Feby 1st 1852". Corresponding to this print is the sketchbook kept 1850-53 by Mends, also in the NMM collection. The original watercolour behind this composition is not included, but there are two (PAI0863/4) showing Mends's own ship (HMS 'Trafalgar') affected by the same winds.

Object Details

ID: PAH0802
Collection: Fine art
Type: Print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Brocktorff, Charles Frederick de; Muir, G Mends, George Pechell
Vessels: Waterloo (1818)
Date made: circa 1852
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Sheet: 417 x 510 mm; Mount: 481 mm x 636 mm

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