Capture of La Vestale, Aug.t.20.th. 1799.
Published Aug.t. 1. 1816, at 48 Strand, for J. Jenkins's Naval Achievements.
Handcoloured aquatint. J. Whatman watermark 1831. Plate: 300 x 215mm, (11¾ x 8½"). Very large margins.
A naval scene showing the capture of La Vestale by Captain Charles Cunningham commander of the British frigate Clyde off the Cordovan Lighthouse at the mouth of the Gironde. From 'The Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year 1793-1817' by J.Jenkins.
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