George Anson Esq. Commander in Chief of the Late Expedition to the South Seas.
Publish'd by Ar. Pond Sep.r 15th 1744
Engraving, very scarce; approx 430 x 275mm (17 x 10¾"). Cut.
Portrait of Admiral George Anson (1697-1762) published at the end of his voyage around the world (1740-4) during which he attacked the Spanish in the Pacific, burnt Payta in Peru and captured the Manila galleon with its treasure of half a million pounds.
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