LINE PRINTS FOUR

Monamy/Canot 1745/6


calm     fresh gale     storm     ship in distress

MOODS OF THE SEA


A Calm             Calme
P.Monamy pinxt     Publish'd according to Act of Parliament 21 Febry. 1745-6     Canot sculp.
Printed for John Bowles & Son, at the Black Horse in Cornhil


Fresh Gale             Vent Frais
P.Monamy pinxt     Publish'd according to Act of Parliament 21 Febry. 1745-6     Canot sculp.
Printed for John Bowles (---) at the Black Horse in Cornhil


Storm             Tempeste
P.Monamy pinxt     Publish'd according to Act of Parliament 21 Febry. 1745-6     Canot sculp.
Representing that violent one which drove his Majesty King George I into Rye
Printed for John Bowles (---) at the Black Horse in Cornhill.


A SHIP IN DISTRESS             VAISSEAU EN DANGER
Monamy pinxt     Publish'd according to Act of Parliament 21 Febry. 1745-6     Canot sculp.
Design'd to represent the loss of the Victory by a violent Storm near the Race of Alderney
in the year 1744. Sr. John Balchen the Admiral & upwards of 1000 men were on board
& unhappily perish'd in the Waves.
Printed for John Bowles (---) at the Black Horse in Cornhill.


loss of the Victory: same print, different colouring

prints: general remarks             mezzotints
line prints one: moonlight
line prints two: night and a ship on fire
line prints three: times of day
line prints five: shipwrack
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