Defeat of the Dutch Fleet under the Command of Admiral De Winter by a British SquadronCommanded by Admiral Lord Viscount Duncan, off Camperdown, on the 11th. October 1797.
London Published April 25 1798 by John Harris No.3 Sweetings Alley Royal Exchange & No.8 Old Broad Street.
Magnificent hand-coloured etching and aquatint, 500 x 720mm. 19¾ x 28¼". Some closed marginal tears, one small hole to right side of image. Otherwise a very fine impression.
The Battle of Camperdown (11 October 1797) was a British naval victory in the North Sea over the Dutch during the French Revolutionary Wars. The British fleet under Admiral Duncan defeated the Dutch fleet under Admiral de Winter off the coastal village of Camperduin, north-west of Alkmaar. Each vessel in the composition is captioned in the lower margin. List of English and Dutch ships to left and right of title. After Robert Cleveley (1747 - 1809).
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