Lord Nelson engaging the Toulon Fleet off the Mouth of the Nile. [&] French Line of Battle References... Bay of Aboukir [battle plan layout.]
Publish'd by Bunney & Co. [n.d. c.1800.] [Plan:] Publish'd by Bunney & Gold, 1. June, 1799.
Aquatint with explanatory and map of the battle plan layout. 140 x 229mm. 5½ x 9". Plan: 330 x 350mm. 13 x 13¾". Plan folded, as normal.
Lord Nelson at the Battle of the Nile, fought between British and French fleets at Aboukir Bay on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt from 1-3 August 1798. The large French convoy from Toulon and led by General Napoleon Bonaparte was defeated by the British forces led by Rear-Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson. This engraving was published in the 'Naval Chronicle'. Gold was the founder and publisher.
See NMM: PAD4019. Parker 134: u.
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