The Siege of Copenhagen.Respectfully dedicated by Boydell & Co. to Lord Cathcart, Admiral Gambier, the Officers, Soldiers and Seamen employed in this undertaking, This View represents the Castles of Cronborg and Elsimborg, the entrance into the Sound, with the British Fleet & Transports.
Pub.d Nov.r 1807, by Boydell & Co., No.90 Cheapside, London.
Coloured aquatint. 440 x 550mm, 17¼ x 21½". Very scarce.
From a series of views about the 'Second Battle of Copenhagen', (16 August - 5 September 1807), a preemptive attack on Copenhagen by the British to seize the Danish fleet and stop the Danish from barring British access to the Baltic under pressure from Napoleon.
Crookshank: Section 36, no.22, "A fine and very rare set of aquatints; the only others known to the author are in the British Museum".
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