Sir Richard Stachan's Action, Nov.r. 4.th. 1805.
Pub.d. Sept.r. 1.1816, at Strand, for J. Jenkin's' Naval Achievements.
Hand coloured aquatint. Plate: 300 x 215mm, (12 x 8½"). Very large margins.
A naval scene showing Captain Sir Richard J. Strachan's defeat of the French fleet under Rear-Admiral Dumanoir le Pelley. Strachan carried his four prizes: the Formidable; the Brave; the Duguay Trouin and the Impalacble, to Plymouth. From 'The Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year 1793-1817' by J.Jenkins.
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