Lord Howe's Victory, June 1.st. 1794. Plate II.
London, Pub. April. 1. 1816, at 48 Strand, for J. Jenkins's Naval Achievments.
Handcoloured aquatint; printed on J. Whatman 1831 watermarked paper. Plate: 300 x 215mm, (11¾ x 8½"). Very large margins.
Naval scene showing the battle between the British fleet under the command of Lord Howe and the French fleet which had sailed from Brest. At the end of the battle, though many French ships has got away, Howe had captured seven, though one of which, Le Vengeur, sank before their arrival at Spithead. From 'The Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year 1793-1817' by J.Jenkins.
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