Sir Charles Hardy,Admiral of the White Squadron and Commander of the Grand British Fleet.
London, Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett, Map & Printsellers No. 53, Fleet Street; as the Act directs, 18th. Novr. 1779.
Mezzotint, 355 x 255mm. 14 x 10". Missing lower margin.
Admiral Sir Charles Hardy (c.1713 - 1780) made Governor of New York in 1755, and Admiral of the White in command of the grand fleet in 1779. His left hand points out towards a squadron of ships on a calm sea to left. After Allan Ramsay (1713 - 1784), state after title altered from Richard Tyrrell, published posthumously in 1779.
See Chaloner Smith: 180, IV. Russell: 180, VI. Goodwin: 75, IV. Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
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