The Marine Society Cipriani
The Marine Society Cipriani
The Marine Society Cipriani

The Marine Society Cipriani

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Artist:  Giovanni Battista Cipriani

Title:  The Marine Society

Medium: Engraving

Date: London 1758
Dimensions : Collector’s sheet size 11.25 x 8.75 “ Print size 17.75 x 6.5 2.”

Signed: No

Condition: print cut to border and mounted on a collectors sheet Glue stain bottom right and top middle with slight abrasion ( on cornice in room)

Further Information: This engraving was the  frontispiece to 'Three Letters on the subject of the Marine Society' , Jonas Hanway ( founder of the charitable Marine Society in 1756 ) . The society turned waifs, strays and beggars into apprentice seamen.