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FINE 19TH CENTURY PRISONER OF WAR MODEL

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 Fine 19th Century Prisoner of War model of a frigate Pomone, with forty four guns. H M Frigate Pomome had 44 guns. Taken in 1794 by Sir J B Warren then becoming the flagship of his frigate squadron cruising near Cape Finisterre to protect trade, she took part in the capture or sinking of 13 enemy ships 1795-7, notably Jean Bart (26) Andromaque (36) and Calliope (36). Under different Commanders she captured Cheri (26) in the Bay of Biscay, 1798. The Pomone was sold circa 1803.
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BONNIE PRINCE CHARLIE

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 Also from The Times 24/2/14..The only portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie painted in Britain has been rediscovered after more than 250 years. The work, by the Scottish artist Allan Ramsay depicts Charles Edward Stuart in 1745 before his defeat at Culloden. 
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A CLOCK BUILT IN 1665 BY JOSEPH KNIBB

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 From The Telegraph 24/2/14...A Clock built in 1665 by Joseph Knibb, who worked for Charles II and James II, could fetch £120,000 at Dreweatts and Bloomsbury Auctions in Newbury Berks.

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