Admiral Cornwallis's retreat from the French Fleet.
Publish'd 1 March 1802, by Bunney & Gold.
Aquatint. 140 x 227mm. 5½ x 9".
A depiction of the First Battle of Groix (1795) during the French Revolutionary War off the west coast of France. The British squadron under Admiral William Cornwallis, consisting of five ships of the line, two frigates and one cutter, are caught cruising near Brest by a French fleet of twelve sail of the line and fourteen large frigates. Cornwallis was compelled to retreat.
Parker: 109, b.
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