To the Hon:ble Will:m Rowley Esq:r Admiral of the White Squadron of his Majesty's FleetThis Plate is most humbly Dedicated being the Exact Stern Views of his Maj:ty's Ships Intrepid, of 70 Guns, (late the Serieux) and the Gloire, of 50 Guns, two of the Six French Ships of War taken the 3.rd of May 1747, by the British Fleet under the Command of Lord Anson By his most Obedient & most Devoted humble Servant. R Short
Fine copper engraving with hand colouring with margins, platemark 500 x 600mm (19½ x 23½"). Very scarce.
Two of the French ships captured by the Royal Navy in the Battle of Cape Finisterre, 1747.
See Parker 50: a.
[Ref: 21962] £650.00