The French Admiral Count De Grasse, Delivering his Sword to Admiral (now Lord) Rodney (Being a more Exact Representation of that Memorable Event than is given in any other Work of this kind) On Board the Ville de Paris after being Defeated by that Gallant Commander on the Glorious 12th of April 1782 in the West Indies


Object Details

ID: PAD5388
Collection: Fine art
Type: Print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Thornton, John
Events: American War of Independence: Battle of the Saints, 1782
Vessels: Ville de Paris (1764)
Date made: 12 Apr 1782
Exhibition: Broadsides! Caricature and the Navy 1775–1815
People: Paul, François-Joseph; Rodney, George Brydges
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Mount: 299 mm x 317 mm

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