Engagement between the Crew of the Waaksamheyd Transport, & the Natives of an Island near Mindanao.
Publish'd by Bunney & Gold, 1 Dec. 1801.
Aquatint with explanatory text. 140 x 229mm. 5½ x 9".
As written on the text sheet "a quarrel that took place between the natives of an island situated off the south point of Mindanao, and the crew of the Waaksamkeyd transport, on board of which were embarked the officers and company of his Majesty's late ship Sirius. The vessel wore Dutch colours, because the natives were known to be in the interest of the Dutch, as appeared by the Rajah's boat wearing the flag of that nation". This engraving was published in the 'Naval Chronicle'. Gold was the founder and publisher.
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