The Right Honourable Edward Lord Hawke. Baron of Towton, K.B. Vice Admiral of Great Britain, First Lord of the Admiralty: Distinguished in Parliament, in the Cambinet, and in Battle, in the most eventful Records of the British History,and always fortunate. To His R.H. the Duke of Clarence and Officers of the British Navy, This Print is most humbly Dedicated by Jn.o Hall.
Published as the Act directs Dec.r 1. 1793, by J. Hall, Berwick Street, & T. Macklin, Fleet Street.
Copper engraving. Plate 380 x 292mm. 15 x 11½". Fine impression. Some tears outside image.
Edward Hawke (1705-1781), 1st Baron Hawke, was an officer of the Royal Navy. He is remembered for his service during the Seven Years' War and in particular, his victory over a French fleet at the Battle of Quiberon Bay in 1759, preventing a French invasion of Britain.
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