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John Russell, R.A. (British, 1745-1806) Portrait of Captain Matthews, R.N., bust-length, in full dress uniform signed and dated in pencil 'J. Russell RA pinxt./1800-' pastel and bodycolour. John Matthews was made a Captain on 13th September 1793 and was still serving in this rank when he died on 21st March 1798, indicating this is a posthumous commemorative image.
PORTRAIT OF A SEA CAPTIAN - James D. Julia, Auctioneers
PORTRAIT OF A SEA CAPTAIN. The 19th century oil on canvas mounted to Masonite shows a half-portrait of a middle-aged man wearing a black coat and holding a brass and wood telescope. On the left side is a scene of an ocean with two sailboats and lighthouse. Dated on the left “1855″.
FINE REVERSE PAINTED FAMILY PORTRAIT OF SHIP'S CAPTAIN. - James D. Julia, Auctioneers
REVERSE PAINTED FAMILY PORTRAIT OF SHIP’S CAPTAIN. Circa 1821, New England. Reverse painted on glass. Housed in a painted pine frame. Depicting a parlor scene with a mother and father seated with two children studying a book. Father with map and telescope in hand. All within a period room setting, view of landscape through the window. The painting titled “HAPPINESS/ Painted by D-Gerolimo”. The original backboard with script writing in black ink, “James & Elanor Borisch/ July 2th 1821″.
French captain with his dog, 1890-1953
This photograph was taken on the deck of a ship and depicts a French shipmaster in civilian clothes with his terrier. Between 1900 and the 1950s, Sydney photographer Sam Hood took hundreds of photographs of ships and their crew for souvenirs of their visit or to send home to families.
Fotos: Las mejores fotos del martes 24/7/2007 | Imágenes
"Mi bisabuelo, José González del Tánago García de Guinea (1869-1954), capitán de barco. Formaba parte del vapor Reina Maria Cristina perteneciente a la Compañía Trasatlántica Española y a bordo del cual viajó por todo el mundo. Fué precisamente en este barco donde conoció a mi bisabuela, Carmen Alegría Mugica (1885-1962)".