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Capture La Prosperine Jenkins Naval Achievements

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Capture of La Prosperine, June 13th, 1796


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Original antique military / naval print


Captain Lord Amelius Beauclerk in command of HMS Dryad captured the French frigate Proserpine after a 45 minute action on June 13th, 1796, about 36 nautical miles (67 km) south of Cape Clear, Ireland, Thomas Whitcombe (1760-1824) was a marine painter whose works are in several English collections, in particular the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. Engraving from 'The Naval Achievements of Great Britain' by James Jenkins. Acid-free double mount.

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artist Joseph Jeakes (1778-c1839) after Thomas Whitcombe (1760-1824)
method Colour aquatint
date 1816
size 210mm by 300mm (platemark)
SKU MN2883