To J. Spencer Smith, Esq.r L.L.D. F.R.S. & F.S.A. &c. The Print from the Original Drawing in his Collection, is respectfully inscribed by J. Jeakes. [Lettered key underneath as references to the small plan in title area.]
Publishd as the Act directs...180...
Aquatint. 425 x 588mm. 16¾ x 23¼". Cut. Vertical crease through centre. Some surface rubbing and scratching.
Here in 1799, the French launched an unsuccessful attack against the Ottoman-defended, walled city of Acre; the defense led by the British Admiral Sir William Sidney Smith (1764-1840).
[Ref: 19651] £390.00