Creighton-Davis Gallery
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Fine and Decorative Lottery Style Auction

Sat, Apr 6, 2024 03:00AM EDT - Sun, Apr 28, 2024 08:00PM EDT
Lot 137

Brooks, Thomas (After), British 1818-1891

Estimate: $100 - $500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
  • Title: (a pair) "The Departure (Launch of Lifeboat)" as engraved by F. Stackpole and "The Return. (Saved from the Wreck)", as engraved by Frederick Hunter,
  • Medium: engravings wtih roulette,
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  • Publisher-Year:Published by Brooks & Son, 17, Great Portland Street, London and in New York by Fishel, Adler & Schwartz, 94 Fulton St.
    c. 1871
  • Size: ,sheet: aprox. 26 by 40 in. (65 x 100 cm.) ,plate size: Image sizes approximately 18 7/8 x 35 1/8
  • See Provenance for Additional Information


    In generally fair condition. There are minor scratches and abrasions on the images and some discoloration in the margins. Please look at very large blowups for condition. Vintage frames in very good condition, , offered in period frames which have been upgraded with museum matting and wrapped linen liners, with museum glass on one (original bubble glass on the other).

Note: Engraved by F. Stackpole and Frederick Hunter after the paintings by Thos. Brooks. Subtitles read "Launching the Life Boat" etc. and "All the helpless are safe" etc. and are related to the events surrounding dramatic shipwrecks off the coast of England.