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The French Admiral COUNT DE GRASSE, Delivering his Sword to Admiral (now LORD) RODNEY, . . .

1783
Origin: Great Britain, England
OH: 8 5/8" x OW: 13 1/8"
Black and white line engraving with etching
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1930-482
The top margin reads: "Engraved for BARNARD'S New Complete & Authentic HISTORY of ENGLAND."

The bottom margin reads from left to right: "Hamilton delin." and "Thornton, sculp." "The French Admiral COUNT DE GRASSE, Delivering his Sword to Admiral (now LORD) RODNEY,/ (Being a more Exact Representation of that Memorable Event than is given in any other Work of this kind)/ On Board the Ville de Paris, after being Defeated by that Gallant Commander on the Glorious 12.th of April 1782,/ in the West Indies."

This print was published in Barnard's History of England, London: Printed for the author, and published by A. Hogg [1783?], plate 51, p. 697.
Provenance:Not known.