[A True Representation of the courageous raid, carried out by the countryís war fleet, on the River at Chatham or Rochester, on 19,20,21,22 and 23 June 1667.]
Etching, printed from three plates. Overall 505 x 683mm. Good impressions with small margins, the top right corner torn away but only slightly affecting the image.
The famous raid on the Medway in which the Dutch achieved a symbolic victory by gaining entry to Britain, burning warships and sending the English into a panic.
FM 2255b (the second issue with six small views bordering the main image)
[Ref: 127] £1,650.00