Plate I. Battle of the Nile, Aug.t. 1.st. 1798.
London, Pub. march 1.1816, at 48 Strand for J. Jenkins's Naval Achievements,
Handcoloured aquatint. Plate: 300 x 215mm, (11¾ x 8½"). Very large margins.
Nelson, having pursued the French fleet from Toulon discovered them anchored in an irregular line parallel to the shore at Aboukir Bay. This scene shows engaging the French in gunfire. This action destroyed & captured most of Napoleon's fleet leaving his army stranded in Egypt. From 'The Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year 1793-1817' by J.Jenkins.
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