Ralfe, James
1820

Capture of La Furieuse

Capture of La Furieuse, Aug. 6th. 1809. From a plan by Capt'n. Mounsey.

DESCRIPTION: Depicts the British vessel Bonne Citoyenne towing the Furieuse after defeating her in an eight hour battle. Hand-colored aquatint engraving from James Ralfe's 'The Naval Chronology of Great Britain'. Matted and framed.

Attribution line: "Pub'd. By Pyall & Stroud, 19 Hanway Street Oxford Street." On wove paper with watermark "1825".

CREATOR: Ralfe, James

PUBLICATION DATE: 1820

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: United Kingdom

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CONDITION: Very good.  Bright and clean with strong platemark. Neat, carefully colored aquatint engraving. Wide margins. 3 tiny brown spots at bottom of plate.

COLORING: Contemporary hand-color.

ENGRAVER: T. Sutherland

SIZE: 8 " x 5 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 0

PRICE: $190

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