Shipwreck & dreadfull sufferings of the Captain & crew of an English Sloop in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
[London Pub. by T. Tegg. 1808.]
Aquatint. Sheet size: 185 x 265mm (7¼ x 10¼"). Trimmed inside platemark. Folds as published. Small tear in lower edge.
From a very scarce series of plates by the caricaturist William Elmes depicting shipwrecks and maritime disasters, attacks by native Americans and by other indigenous peoples and pirates, ceremonies, punishments and torture. Published by Thomas Tegg. Probably the Rover built at the Tynes Yard Bermuda. She got lost in a fog and struck rocks at Cape Breton Island. All the crew were saved.
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