Handkerchief

A work made of cotton, plain weave; copperplate printed.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of cotton, plain weave; copperplate printed.

Date:

1794

Artist:

Designed by William Hanson (English, active c. 1794)
Engraved by Slack
English, active c. 1794

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Artist

William Hanson (Designer)

Title

Handkerchief

Origin

England

Date

1794

Medium

Cotton, plain weave; copperplate printed

Inscriptions

Inscription: The Memorable Naval Engagement on the 1st of June 1794, when the British Channel Fleet under the command of Lord Howe took and destroy'd after one of the severest actions in the Annals of History Eight French Ships of the Line / Explanation No 1 Lord Howe giving command / No 2 the French Admirals Ship / No 3 The French Vessel Le Vengeur which sunk during the action / the crew refused to surrender / Sir Roger Curtis, Admi Pasley, Admi Howe, Admi Bowyer; Slack Sc.; William Hanson

Dimensions

55.2 × 59 cm (21 3/4 × 23 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. John Farwell III Fund

Reference Number

2005.67

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