Lord Viscount Duncan.
Sold & Published March 1st 1798 by Mr. Orme 23 Holles Street Cavendish Sq.e & E.Orme, 25 Conduit Str.t Hanover Sq.e.
Mezzotint with large margins. Platemark: 665 x 455mm. (26¼ x 18"). Repaired tears to title area and on right edge of sheet in margin. Small stain to left of publication line.
Adam Duncan, 1st Viscount Duncan (1731-1804) was a British admiral who defeated the Dutch fleet off Camperdown on 11th October 1797. This victory was considered one of the most significant actions in naval history and he is here seen on the desk of his flagship.
Whitman 164. Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 31528] £480.00