Lord Hawke.From a painting by Coates the Property of William Locker Esq.r. Lieu.t. Gov.r. of Greenwich Hospital.
Published June 14.1796 by R Faulder Bond S.t.
Stipple. Sheet: 115 x 185mm, (4½ x 7¼"). Trimmed within plate. Some faint foxing.
Half portrait in oval of Edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke (1705 - 1781), was an officer of the Royal Navy. He is remembered for his service during the Seven Years' War and in particular his victory over a French fleet at the Battle of Quiberon Bay in 1759, preventing a French invasion of Britain. The plate was used in Vol. 6 of 'Biographia Navalis' (J. Charnock, London, 1794-8).
For proof before title in brown ink see ref: 18231. For example in ref ink see ref: 25383
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