To Captain Peere Williams his Officers and Seamen, This Plate representing their Engageing & Taking the French Frigate La Nymphe on the 10th of August 1780,is most respectfully Inscribed by their humble Servant Rob.t Dodd.
London, Published as the Act directs, July 2: 1781 by John Harris, No 3. Sweetings Alley, Cornhill. [But c1820.]
Copper engraving with large margins. 350 x 470mm, 13¾ x 18½". Watermarked H Smith 1820. Repaired tear into title area.
The capture of a French 36-gun frigate off Ushant. Brought into the Royal Navy as HMS Nymphe, she was wrecked in 1810 off the Firth of Forth, after her pilot mistook the flame from a lime kiln for the navigation light on May Island.
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