The East India Company Steam Ship of War 'Berenice' standing out of Bombay Harbour

Inscribed: "The Honble East India Company's Steam Ship of War, Berenice. Of 756 Tons and 246 Horse power, carrying One long 68 Pounder and Two 32s, standing out of Bombay Harbour. This Plate is dedicated to Sir James Rivett Carnac, Bart, Chairman, John Loch Esq., Deputy Chairman and the Directors of the Hon. East India Company. By their most Obedient Humble Servant, George Grant, Captain Indian Navy, Commanding the Berenice".

'Berenice' is shown in port-broadside view, under steam, in a relatively calm sea, flying the flag of the HEIC from her gaff.

Hand-coloured. Plate 3.

PAI5555 is an uncoloured impression (in a rather poor state of preservation).

Object Details

ID: PAH8849
Collection: Fine art
Type: Print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Duncan, Edward; Huggins, William John
Places: Unlinked place
Vessels: Berenice (1836)
Date made: Aug 1837
People: Honourable East India Company
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Sheet: 522 x 703 mm; plate: 457 x 606 mm;

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