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Captain Kane, 1889

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PressmarkEvan.1968
TitleMedal in gold, in commemoration, struck expressly and dedicated respectfully to this brave British officer, by the Marquis De Leuville, the author of "Entre-nous", in honour of his having gallantly upheld British seamanship where so many other vessels foundered. Samoa 1889 … To Captain Kane, H.M.'s ship "Calliope," Samoa, April, 1889. Wild off Samoa through the rocks and shoals rolled the hurricane's heedless roar, … By the Marquis De Leuville. Author of "Entre-nous." Set to music by Michael Watson … 7th edition
Size32 x 13 cm.
Date1889
Imprint[London] : Published by the Viaduct Publishing Co., London
IllustrationsThe medal is illlustrated with both reverse and obverse sides; the obverse is inscribed: Captain H. C. Kane of H.M.S. Calliope
NotesVerse, by the Marquis de Leuville, in honour of Captain Kane
GenrePoster
SubjectEnglish poetry; Popular music
NamesOliver De Lorncourt, William Redivivus, Marquis De Leuville; Watson, Michael, 1840-1889; Kane, Henry Coey
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