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A North View of Fort Royal in the Island of Guadaloupe, when in Possession of his Majesty's Forces in 1759. No 3.
A North View of Fort Royal in the Island of Guadaloupe, when in Possession of his Majesty's Forces in 1759. No 3.
Drawn on the Spot by Lieu.t Arch. Campbell Engineer. Engraved by Grignion.
London, Printed for John Bowles at No 13 in Cornhill, Robert Sayer at No 53 in Fleet Street, Tho.s Jeffreys the corner of St. Martins Lane in the Strand, Carington Bowles at No 69 in St. Paul's Church Yard, and Henry Parker at No 82 in Cornhill. [n.d., c.1770.]
Etching. Sheet 365 x 530mm (14½ x 20¾"). Trimmed to plate, printer's crease in sky.
A view of the British camp at Vieux-Fort, a union flag on the pole. In 1759, during the Seven Years' War, the British under Major-General Peregrine Hopson attacked and captured Guadeloupe. The island was returned to France after the war, while Britain kept Canada.
BM: 1872,1012.4774.
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