C1860

Samuel, First Viscount Hood.

Artist:

Joshua Reynolds (1723 - 1792)

Engraved portrait of Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood 1(724-1816) was a British admiral. As a junior officer he saw action during the War of the Austrian Succession. While in temporary command of Antelope, he drove a French ship ashore in … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Samuel, First Viscount Hood.

Date:

C1860

Artist:

Joshua Reynolds (1723 - 1792)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

160mm 
x 195mm

Paper Size: 

180mm 
x 280mm
AUTHENTICITY
Samuel, First Viscount Hood. - Antique Print from 1860

Genuine antique
dated:

1860

Description:

Engraved portrait of Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood 1(724-1816) was a British admiral.

As a junior officer he saw action during the War of the Austrian Succession. While in temporary command of Antelope, he drove a French ship ashore in Audierne Bay, and captured two privateers in 1757 during the Seven Years’ War. He held senior command as Commander-in-Chief, North American Station and then as Commander-in-Chief, Leeward Islands Station, leading the British fleet to victory at Battle of the Mona Passage in April 1782 during the American Revolutionary War. He went on to be Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth, then First Naval Lord and, after briefly returning to the Portsmouth command, became Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean Fleet during the French Revolutionary Wars.

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