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The Right Hon’ble Richard Earl Howe, Admiral Of The White, Vice Admiral Of England, And Commander In Chief Of The Grand Fleet In The Channel

1794. Mezzotint, title, date and text in plate below image, 35.5 x 25.3cm. Repaired tears to upper right corner and edge, slight soiling overall, uneven margins.

Text continues “Who so victoriously conquered the French Fleet of superior force, on the 1st of June 1794 in which Action 6 French ships of the line where [sic] taken, and 2 sunk. Published June 27th, 1794, by John Fairburn, Map, Chart & Printseller, no. 146 Minories, London.” Held in British Museum.

Lord Howe Island, off the coast of NSW, was named after Richard Howe, First Earl Howe, who was First Lord of the Admiralty at the time. Ref: Wiki.

Item #CL187-6

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