Bonhams will be holding “The Marine Sale” on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. The painting “The American frigate Potomac attacking Malay pirates at their settlement of Kuala Batu, 1832,” is in the marine painting section of the sale. This painting will be in my book, Embassy to the Eastern Courts, due to be published in November 2015 by Naval Institute Press.
An exhibit of marine artist Lou Dodd is at the Hastings Museum and Art Gallery in England from March 7-June 7th. One of Lou Dodd’s painting, “The American frigate Potomac attacking Malay pirates at the settlement on Kuala Batu, Sumatra, 1832,” will be highlighted in my book Embassy to the Eastern Courts, which will be in bookstores this November.
March 19-August 23, 2015
An excellent, free exhibition of artifacts from the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, England that includes watchmaker John Harrison’s superb “H-4,” which in the 1760s made possible accurate time at sea and the (relatively) easy calculation of longitude.