An antique, English, hand coloured mezzotint print of the historic naval Battle of the Nile in which the British led by Nelson defeated the French. Originally published around 1760-70 with a French title. The French title was later removed and republished as the Battle of the Nile 1798.
Robert Sayer (British, 1725–94)
2 A Squadron under Sail to form a Line of Battle - Battle of the Nile 1798
Mat and gilt ebonized frame
Thomas Burford (British, circa 1710-76)
Marked (lower right): T. Burford fecit.
George III (1760-1820) | Late 18th century
Width 20.5 Depth 0.75 Height 16.5 inches
Sight: Width 14 Height 10 inches