Adam, First Viscount Duncan.From the original of Hoppner, in The Guildhall, London.
London, Published Jan. 1 1832 by Harding & Lepard, Pall Mall East.
Proof stipple on india, with very large margins. 370 x 260mm (14½ x 6¼")
Adam Duncan (1731-1804), 1st Viscount Duncan, admiral of the fleet that defeated the Dutch fleet off Camperdown in 1797, in which the navy of the Batavian Republic, at the time a client state of France, was crushed. A charismatic man of 6' 4", he supressed the Spithead mutiny of 1st May, 1797 by the force of his personality alone. Less than six months later he led the same mutineers to vicoty at Camperdown. Published in Edmund Lodge's 'Portraits of Illustrious Personages'.
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