The Lady Juliana in tow of the Pallas Frigate, The Sailors Fishing the Main Mast which was Shatterd by Lightning.
Pen and pencil sketch. Sheet 435 x 600mm (17¼ x 23½"). Tape stains, tears.
A unique copy of an aquatint by John Harris after Robert Dodd, one of four plates illustrating the events of 8th September 1782, when a storm struck a British fleet in the Gulf of Florida. The fleet, containing merchants and French ships captured in the Battle of All Saints (April 12th 1782), was scattered, some damaged but HMS Ramillies & HMS Centaur were lost. 'Pallas' towed the damaged merchantman 'Lady Juliana' all the way back to England.
See NMM: PAH8432 for the original aquatint.
[Ref: 36882] £420.00