An exact Representation of the Attack made by the British Fleet, under the Command of Adm.l Keppel the 8th of April, 1761, at Port Andre, on the Island of Belle Isle. 9.
London printed for Rob.t Sayer, Print & Mapseller No. 53 Fleet Street. [n.d., c.1768].
Hand coloured engraving, very small margins. Platemark: 172 x 275mm (6¾ x 10¾"). Fine hand colouring.
A scene depicting the attack of Belle Isle off the Brittany Coast in 1761, during the Seven Years War. After an initial British attack was repulsed, a second landing was made, and after a six-week siege the island's main citadel at Le Palais was stormed, consolidating British control of the island.
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