Sir Home Popham, R.M. & F.R.S.
London: Published 1807, by Anthy. Cardon, 37 London Street, Fitzroy Square.
A rare and fine stipple engraving. 455 x 365mm. 18 x 14¼". Cut to the platemark.
Sir Home Riggs Popham (1762-1820) Rear-Admiral, was educated at Westminster School. He was then engaged in the East India and China trade, and nearly ruined the capture of his ship the Etrusco. He served in Flanders in 1794, commanded the expedition against the Cape of Good Hope in 1806, and Copenhagen in 1808. Received his K.C.B. in 1815, and was Commander-in-Chief in Jamaica.
Not in Parker. From the Collection of Viscount Hood.
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