C1880

H.M.S. Raven

Artist:

Henry King (1855 - 1923)

Albumen photograph by Henry King of H.M.S. Raven anchored in front of Government House. H.M.S. Raven was a Banterer-class gunboat. Displacement:465 tons Length:125 ft (38.1 m) pp Beam:23 ft 6 in (7.2 m) Draught:10 ft (3.0 m) Installed power:380 ihp (280 kW) Propulsion: … Read Full Description

$A 250

S/N: KING-FOTO-NS-002–229150
(C066)
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Full Title:

H.M.S. Raven

Date:

C1880

Artist:

Henry King (1855 - 1923)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Original albumen paper print

Image Size: 

200mm 
x 150mm
AUTHENTICITY
H.M.S. Raven - Antique Print from 1880

Genuine antique
dated:

1880

Description:

Albumen photograph by Henry King of H.M.S. Raven anchored in front of Government House.

H.M.S. Raven was a Banterer-class gunboat.

Displacement:465 tons Length:125 ft (38.1 m) pp 
Beam:23 ft 6 in (7.2 m) 
Draught:10 ft (3.0 m) Installed power:380 ihp (280 kW) 
Propulsion: 2-cylinder horizontal compound-expansion steam engine 
Single screw 
Sail plan:Barquentine 
Speed:9 1⁄2 knots (18 km/h) 
Range:40 tons coal Complement:60 
Armament: 2 × 6-inch/64-pdr (56cwt) muzzle-loading rifles 2 × 4-inch/20-pdr BL guns 2 × machine guns

Biography:

Henry
King (1855-1923)

King’s
family emigrated from Dorset in 1857. Apprenticed to J.Hubert King
set up a studio in 1880. By 1890 his reputation had spread to all the
colonies, his main source of income being portrait photography. King
travelled extensively recording the towns, aborigines and colonial
life. King was a successful and well known photographer. He received
various major prizes in international exhibitions. His photographs
are now highly regarded for both their historic and artistic worth.

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