Capture of La Proserphine_June 13.th. 1796.
London Pub. May 1. 1816, at 48 Strand for J. Jenkin's Naval Achievements.
Handcoloured aquatint. Plate: 300 x 215mm, (11¾ x 8½"). Very large margins.
Naval scene showing the capture of the French ship Proserpine by the English frigate Dryad under the command of Captain Lord Amelius Beauclerk off the coast of Cape Clear. The Proserpine was added to the British navy and renamed Amelia. From 'The Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year 1793-1817' by J.Jenkins.
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