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Augustus Charles Gallery

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Choose from 24 pictures in our Augustus Charles collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Hobart Pasha, Marshal of the Ottoman Empire, 1882.Artist: Lock & Whitfield Featured Print

Hobart Pasha, Marshal of the Ottoman Empire, 1882.Artist: Lock & Whitfield

Hobart Pasha, Marshal of the Ottoman Empire, 1882. The third son of the Earl of Buckinghamshire, Augustus Charles Hobart-Hampden (1822-1886) served in the Royal Navy from 1835-1862. After his retirement from the Navy he commanded a successful blockade-runner in the American Civil War before entering the service of the Ottoman Empire in 1867. He served with great distinction as commander of the Turkish fleet and was awarded the title of Pasha by the Sultan in 1869, and was made a Mushir, or Marshal, in 1881, the first Christian to attain the rank in the Ottoman Empire. From Men of Mark: a gallery of contemporary portraits of men distinguished in the Senate, the Church, in science, literature and art, the army, navy, law, medicine, etc. Photographed from life by Lock and Whitfield, with brief biographical notices by Thompson Cooper. (Conducted by G. C. Whitfield.) (London, 1876-1883)

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Fire in London, 1808. Artist: Thomas Rowlandson Featured Print

Fire in London, 1808. Artist: Thomas Rowlandson

Fire in London, 1808. Albion Mills, on the south side of Blackfriars Bridge, London, burning, on 3 March 1791, after the mills were set alight by arsonists. Firemen with hand-powered pumps are doing their best to control the flames, and further pumps are being rushed across the bridge from the city. On the far side of the the river Thames, St Paul's Cathedral towers over all other buildings. Built by Boulton and Watt in 1786, Albion Mills was the first steam-powered flour mill in London. The engineer for the mill machinery was John Rennie (1761-1821), and the architect was James Wyatt (1746-1813). From The Microcosm of London published by Rudolph Ackermann. (London 1808-1810)

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