Jenkins, James
1816

Capture of La Tribune

Capture of La Tribune… June 8th, 1796.

DESCRIPTION: Antique hand-colored engraving depicts the capture of the 44-gun French frigate La Tribune by HMS Unicorn on June 8, 1796.

One of 55 hand-colored aquatint plates from Jenkins' famous volume: "The Naval Achievements of Great Britain, From the Year 1793 to 1817" after a painting by T. Whitecombe. Attribution at bottom of plate reads: "Published Feb 1st, 1817 at 48 Strand for J. Jenkins' Naval Achievements".

CREATOR: Jenkins, James

PUBLICATION DATE: 1816

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: France

BODY OF WATER: English Channel

CONDITION: Good  Strong impression and platemark. On wove paper, slightly browned. Paper slightly wavy. Good margins.

COLORING: Hand color

ENGRAVER: T. Sutherland

SIZE: 10 " x 7 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 50

PRICE: $245

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