Capture of La Loire, Oct.r. 18.th. 1798.
Published Oct.r.1. 1816 at 48 Strand, for J. Jenkins's Naval Achievments.
Handcoloured aquatint. J. Whatman watermark 1831. Plate: 300 x 215mm, (11¾ x 8½"). Very large margins.
Naval scene showing the capture of the French 40 gun frigate La Loire by the Anson commanded by Captain P.C. Durham and the Kangaroo commanded by Captain E. Brace. The scene shows the Anson and the Loire exhanging broadsides with the Kangaroo sailing to help in the background. From 'The Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year 1793-1817' by J.Jenkins. Irish interest.
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