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Creator:
Pierre Charles Canot, ca. 1710–1777, French, active in Britain
after Peter Monamy, 1681–1749, British
Title:

A Ship in Distress. 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

Additional Title(s):

Vaisseau en Danger. Cette Estampe represente la Perte du Vaisseau la Victoire pres du Raz de Aurigni dans une grande Tempete lan 1744 le Chevalier Jean Balchen Admiral, & plus de 1000 Hommes d'Equipage y Perit Malheureusement

Medium:
Hand-colored engraving on wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 60 1/2in. (153.7cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Printed for Robert Wilkinson, 58, Cornhil, & Bowles & Carver, 69, St. Pauls Church Yard, London

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1995.13.130
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | historical subject | sea | ships | storm | wind
Associated Places:
Alderney | Channel Islands | Guernsey
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4523
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