Plan and key. The Attack on Boulogne Oct 1804

The original title of this very detailed watercolour drawing, centre bottom, reads: 'A S. E. View of the Town and Harbour of Boulogne with the Encampments on the Heights. Shewing also the situation of the French and English Squadrons as taken at anchor by E. D. Lewis H.M.S. Tartarus off Boulogne'. The flagship, centre bottom is identfied as the 'Monarch', 74, Admiral Lord Keith, then in charge of the anti-invasion blockade. Medium includes pen and black ink. [PvdM 4.05]

Object Details

ID: PAI6989
Collection: Fine art
Type: Drawing
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Lewis, E. D.
Places: Unlinked place
Date made: 1804
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. Caird Fund.
Measurements: Secondary support: 671 mm x 881 mm; Primary support: 624 mm x 758 mm; Mount: 760 mm x 899 mm

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