Anglo Turkish Squadron. Under the Command of Admiral Sir R. Stopford, GCB. GCMG. rear Admiral of Gt. Britain.[Underneath the ships:] Captain Bey. Captain Pasha. Turkish Frigate. Rodney. Minden. Prin.cess Charlotte. Vangard: Asia. Pembroke. Bellerophon. Wolvereen.
Hand-coloured lithograph. 408 x 560mm. 16 x 22". Some surface rubbing and scuffing. Crease to lower right-hand corner. Repairs.
Admiral Sir Robert Stopford (1768-1847) became Rear Admiral in 1830 and was active as commander-in-chief of the Mediterranean fleet during the Syrian War against the forces of Mehemet Ali. Here, on board HMS Princess Charlotte, he took command of the combined British, Turkish and Austrian fleet during the bombardment of Acre in 1840. Rare Maltese publication.
NMM: PAH8185. Parker: 1598.
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