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'HMS Winchester Admiral Seymour 1857', oil on canvas, unsign...





'HMS Winchester Admiral Seymour 1857', oil on canvas, unsigned, indistinctly inscribed lower left with inscription repeated on stretcher frame verso, 40.6 x 61 cm, framed in 20th century gilt frame together with the original earlier gilt frame, dimensions 60.5 x 80.3 cm (2)

The HMS Winchester was a Royal Navy sailing frigate launched in June 1822. Designated for 60 guns, she and the rest of her class only carried 52 guns and from 1831 to 1861 served in North America and South-East Asia. In 1861 she became the training ship Conway at Liverpool, and from 1876 she was the training ship Mount Edgcumbe. She was sold in 1921.

Auction Date: 4th Sep 2023 at 12pm

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