This Plate representing the French Frigate La Proserpine of 40 Guns striking her colours to His Majesty's Frigate Dryad of 36 Guns off Cape Clear, on the 13th June 1796... dedicated to Captn... Lord Amelius Beauclerk...

Aquatint depicting two badly damaged ships and a life boat. The 'Dryad' is shown left foreground and the 'Proserpine' on the right, slightly behind.

Object Details

ID: PAH7899
Type: Print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Thomas Hellyer, Thomas; Whitcombe, Thomas
Events: French Revolutionary Wars: Capture of the Proserpine, 1796
Vessels: Dryad (1795); Proserpine (1785)
Date made: 24 May 1801
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Sheet: 455 x 624 mm; Mount: 606 mm x 835 mm

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