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Gallant behaviour of an English sailor

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1872,1109.154

  • Title (object)

    • Gallant behaviour of an English sailor
  • Description

    A sailor offering a sword to aa unarmed Spaniard to defend himself at the capture of Fort Omoa in the Bay of Honduras; ornate frame with oak-leaves and trophy
    Etching and engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1790
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 262 millimetres
    • Width: 170 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title and production detail
  • Location

    Not on display (History 1779 Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: G.F.Raymond, History of England, 1790
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1872

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1872,1109.154

A sailor offering a sword to aa unarmed Spaniard to defend himself at the capture of Fort Omoa in the Bay of Honduras; ornate frame with oak-leaves and trophy  Etching and engraving

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A sailor offering a sword to aa unarmed Spaniard to defend himself at the capture of Fort Omoa in the Bay of Honduras; ornate frame with oak-leaves and trophy Etching and engraving

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