Title: Lord Hotham's Action, March 14th 1795
Painted by Thomas Whitcombe and Engraved by Thomas Sutherland for James Jenkin's Naval Achievements.
Original Aquatint Engraving (with glazed frame)
Published in 1816 - 1817
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Condition / Notes:
Original Aquatint Engraving condition: Good overall condition. A few minor imperfections or faint marks to be expected with age.
Frame condition: Good overall condition with some imperfections.
Mat board condition: Fair. Left side of the matte (facing the artwork), near the edges of the frame shows water staining.
The Battle of Genoa was a naval battle fought between French and allied Anglo-Neapolitan forces on 14 March, 1795 in the Gulf of Genoa, a large bay in the Ligurian Sea off the coast of the Republic of Genoa, during the French Revolutionary Wars. The French fleet was led by Contre-amiral Pierre Martin and comprised 14 ships of the line while the British Royal Navy and Neapolitan fleet, under Vice-Admiral William Hotham mustered 13 ships of the line. The battle ended with a minor British-Neapolitan victory and the capture of two French ships.
The plate has the date of publication and the name of the publisher (beneath the engraved title).
Glazed Frame size (Matted): 17 1/2" x 14 1/2" Actual print size: approx. 8 1/4" x 11 1/4"
(with frame) (please see images)
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