C1817

Sir Robt. Calder’s Action, July 22nd 1805.

Artist:

Thomas Whitcombe (1752 - 1824)

In the Battle of Cape Finisterre (22 July 1805) off Galicia, Spain, the British fleet under Admiral Robert Calder fought an indecisive naval battle against the combined Franco-Spanish fleet which was returning from the West Indies. 

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Full Title:

Sir Robt. Calder’s Action, July 22nd 1805.

Date:

C1817

Artist:

Thomas Whitcombe (1752 - 1824)

Engraver:

T. Sutherland 

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Original aquatint, with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

260mm 
x 170mm
AUTHENTICITY
Sir Robt. Calder's Action, July 22nd 1805. - Antique Print from 1817

Genuine antique
dated:

1817

Description:

In the Battle of Cape Finisterre (22 July 1805) off Galicia, Spain, the British fleet under Admiral Robert Calder fought an indecisive naval battle against the combined Franco-Spanish fleet which was returning from the West Indies. 

Biography:

Thomas Whitcombe (1763-1824)

Whitcombe was a prominent British maritime painter of the Napoleonic Wars. Among his work are over 150 actions of the Royal Navy, and he exhibited at the Royal Academy, the British Institution and the Royal Society of British Artists.

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