[The Porcupine and two Spanish ships, July 22nd, 1780.]
Aquatint, proof before letters. Sheet 145 x 235mm, 5¾ x 9¼". Laid on album sheet.
Sir Charles Henry Knowles, 2nd Baronet GCB (1754-1831), was appinted captain of Porcupine in 1780, operating in the Mediterranean. He was accused of piracy and murder in 1782 but cleared his name and returned to the Porcupine.
[Ref: 15905] £70.00