The Champion of England."The Challange". [/] The foe thought he'd struck, but he sung out avast! [/] And the colours of old England he nail'd to the mast!.
London published February 1st, 1860 by E. Gambart & Co. 25 Berners Street, Oxford Street, Nottingham, Shaw & Sons.
Mezzotint with very large margins. 720 x 550mm. (28¼ x 21½"). Rare.
John Crawford clinging to the top of a masthead on the ship 'Venerable', during the battle of Camperdown, holding a hammer, having nailed the Union Jack to the mast, looking up to right. Inscribed underneath image is a dedication from Shaw & Sons to the owner of the original, 'J.L. Thackeray, Esq.
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