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Robert Wilkinson:  Paul Jones

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Title: Paul Jones

Map Maker: Robert Wilkinson

Place / Date: London / 1775 ca

Coloring: Uncolored

Size: 6 x 4.5 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $575.00

Inventory ID: 38696


Description:

Striking lifetime portait of John Paul Jones.

Fine three quarter length portrait of American naval officer, John Paul Jones (1747 - 1792), on the deck of a ship during a battle. The hole of a cannon-ball in the side of the ship can be seen in front of him. Jones is smiling and looking to right, reaching with his left hand across himself to one of a number of pistols in his belt, with his sword in his right hand. 

John Paul Jones was a naval officer in service of United States, famous for exploits in British waters during the American Revolutionary War.


Condition Description: Fine mezzotint. Minor foxing and toning.


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