Captain Flinders, R.N.

Creator

Date Created

1801

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 12,969
a6317

Description

(Autograph copy of parole on his release from 6 years captivity in the Isle of Mauritius). Port Napoleon, Isle de France, 7th June 1810 (Signed) Matt.as Flinders. Litho-Photographed from the original miniature painted 1801, age 27. Published by Hargrove Saunders, 24 Tichborne St, London. W. and George Roberston Melbourne and Sydney Australia. All rights reserved. Litho-photographic Inst. 492 New Oxford Street.
Label: I, undersigned, Captain in his Britannic Majesty’s Navy, having obtained leave of his Excellency, the Captain-General, to return in my country by the way of Bengal, promise on my of honour, not to act in any service which might be considered as directly or indirectly hostile to France or its allies, during the course of the present war.

Extent

212 x 143 mm

Medium

tinted photo lithograph on paper

Provenance

Dr T.M. Hocken’s Collection.

Files

a6317.jpg

Citation

unknown, “Captain Flinders, R.N.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed July 13, 2024, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5546.