A Plan of the Situation and remarkable Manuvers of the English, and the Combined Fleets of France & Spain, during their stay in the Channel, from Aug.st 29th, 1779, (the day the were first discover'd)to the 1st of September following, when the lost sight of each other.
Eng'd from the Orig.l Plan for Harrison's Edition of Rapin.. [n.d., c.1788.]
Engraving. 240 x 380mm.
Both France and Spain declared war on the English during the American War of Independence. Here the fleets are playing cat and mouse in the mists off the coasts of Cornwall & the Scillys.
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