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19th century miniature portrait of a naval officer,

Currency:GBP Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:0.00 GBP Estimated At:200.00 - 300.00 GBP
19th century miniature portrait of a naval officer,
Condition Grading

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CONDITION A: Fine Condition – Colours are bright and defects are minor. They may have slight creases, blemishes, nicks or folds but nothing significant.
CONDITION B: Good Condition – There m...
19th century miniature portrait of a naval officer, Capt Jemmet Mainwaring of the frigate Babet which foundered in 1801 Babet was built at Le Havre, one of a class of 20-gun corvettes in the French navy. She was captured by the British in 1794, during the French Revolutionary Wars and spent her remaining years as a ship of the Royal Navy. Under the command of Captain Jemmett Mainwairing, she took part in the Anglo-Russian Invasion of Holland in 1799. She was lost at sea near Jamaica having sailed from Martinique in 1801