The Death of Capt.n Alex.r Hood of the Mars 74 Guns, after Engaging & Capturing L'Hercule French 74 700 Men.
Published Sept.. 29, 1798, by James Daniell, No.6, Great Charlotte Street, Blackfriars Road, London.
Coloured mezzotint. 560 x 655mm. . Staining to title area and margins.
Alexander Hood [1758 - 1798], captain in the navy. He fell early in the action, shot in the thigh by a musket-bullet which cut the femoral artery, was carried below, and expired just as the sword of the French captain was placed in his hand.
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