Sir. S. Smith defending the Breach of D'Acre, against Bonaparte.
[London, Pub. Aug.19-1815, by Rich.d Evans, White row, Spitalfields.]
Engraving. 176 x 234mm (7 x 9¼"). Trimmed into publication line; repaired hole in image area; foxing to lower left corner.
The Siege of Acre, March 17, 1799, was the unsuccessful French siege of the Ottoman-defended walled city of Acre, where he was defeated by Sir Sidney Smith; also the turning point of Napoleon's invasion of Egpyt and Syria.
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