Destruction of the Danish Fleet before Copenhagen, April 2.nd. 1801. Plate I.
Published June 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 Battle of Copenhagen fought between the British Navy and the Danish. The British was fleet under the command of Admiral Sir Hyde Parker and the main attack was led by Horatio Nelson and the Battle is considered to be his hardest fought victory. From 'The Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year 1793-1817' by J.Jenkins.
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