The Gallant and Right Hon. Captain Lord Robert Manners Mortally Wounded
Origin: Great Britain, England, London
OH: 13 7/8 x OW: 8 5/8" "
Black and white line engraving and etching
Acc. No. 1930-480
Upper margin reads: "Engraved for BARNARD's New Complete & Authentic HISTORY of ENGLAND"
Lower margin reads: "Hamilton delin./ Pollard sculp./ A more Exact Representation of An Affecting Event (which deprived this Country of a brave Officer) than is given in any other History of England whatever ---/ The Gallant and Right Hon. CAPTAIN LORD ROBERT MANNERS MORTALLY WOUNDED./ on board the RESOLUTION, in the Glorious Victory obtained over the French Fleet./ the 12.th of April 1782, in the West Indies."
Label:This illustration was published in Edward Barnard's, "'New Complete & Authentic History of England' (1781-83) [ plate 53, p. 697] This scene depicts the wounding of Royal Navy officer Right Honorable Captain Lord Robert Manners during the Battle of the Saintes (April 12, 1782).