RM2G8N945–Commodore Hawser Trunnion, an old one-eyed seaman, jumping up cursing at a tavern table. A scene from Tobias Smollett's picaresque novel The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle. Copperplate engraving drawn and engraved by Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki, 1785.
RM2AXJF1A–The Royal Navy . been a preferenceshown for scarlet faced with blue, or blue faced with scarlet,both from the portraits of the commanders and the printsof the time. Smollett makes Commodore Hawser Trunnionexpress a wish to be buried in the red jacket which I worewhen I boarded the RenummyP The Renommez was cap-tured on 13th September 1747, by the Dover, Captain W.Shirley, who afterwards became Earl Ferrars, and it is pos-sible that Fitzroy Lee, who is supposed to have been theprototype of Trunnion, may have been on board her. Smollettmay also be consulted for the costume of Captain Whipple, an
RM2G8N943–Portrait of Commodore Hawser Trunnion, misogynist seaman in Tobias Smollett's picaresque novel The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, 1758. Old man with warts and only one eye in tricorn and wig, with sword, oar, flask and stick on a plinth. Hawser Trunion, Engl. Admiral. Copperplate engraving drawn and engraved by Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki, 1785.
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