Lord Hawke. From a Painting by Coates the Property of William Locker Esq.r Lieu.t Gov.r of Greenwich Hospital.
Published June 14. 1796, by R. Faulder Bond St.
Stipple printed in red ink, paper watermarked. Plate 190 x 133mm. 7½ x 5¼". Large margins.
Edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke (1705-1781), was an officer of the Royal Navy. He is remembered for his service during the Seven Years' War and in particular his victory over a French fleet at the Battle of Quiberon Bay in 1759, preventing a French invasion of Britain. After Francis Cotes (1726 - 1770). The plate was used in Vol. 6 of 'Biographia Navalis' (J. Charnock, London, 1794-8).
Ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove. See Ref: 18231 [proof before title and in brown ink]. De Vesme: 835, iv/iv.
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