C1875

H.M.S. Volage

Artist:

Thomas Goldsworthy Dutton (1820 - 1891)

HMS Volage was a Volage-class corvette built for the Royal Navy in the late 1860s. She spent most of her first commission assigned to the Flying Squadron circumnavigating the world and later carried a party of astronomers to the Kerguelen … Read Full Description

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S/N: TRNA-019-SHIPS–229044
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Full Title:

H.M.S. Volage

Date:

C1875

Artist:

Thomas Goldsworthy Dutton (1820 - 1891)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

182mm 
x 125mm
AUTHENTICITY
H.M.S. Volage - Antique Print from 1875

Genuine antique
dated:

1875

Description:

HMS Volage was a Volage-class corvette built for the Royal Navy in the late 1860s. She spent most of her first commission assigned to the Flying Squadron circumnavigating the world and later carried a party of astronomers to the Kerguelen Islands to observe the transit of Venus in 1874. The ship was then assigned as the senior officer’s ship in South American waters until she was transferred to the Training Squadron during the 1880s. Volage was paid off in 1899 and sold for scrap in 1904.

Biography:

Thomas Goldsworthy Dutton (1820-1891)

Born in 1820 in London, Middlesex, England and named after his ironmonger father.  Married Martha Foster on 27 Apr 1843, at St John, Hackney, Middlesex. 

He was one of the most famous C19th maritime artists of ship portraits.  A noted watercolorist, and painter in oils his works are numerous institutional collections.

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