Engraving. Plate 197 x 158mm. 7¾ x 6¼".
Admiral Robert Blake (1599-1657) was one of the most important military commanders of the Commonwealth of England during the 17th century. He is recognised as the chief founder of England's naval supremacy. From Frederic Hervey's 'The Naval History of Great Britain ... to ... 1779', numbered 'Vol.II pa.184' upper right.
Ex Norman Blackburn Collection.
[Ref: 18752] £75.00