Lot 344: Burford (Thomas, 1710-1774). A Squadron at Anchor, preparing to Sail, & A Squadron under Sail to form a Line of Battle, printed for Robert Sayer, , a pair of hand coloured mezzotints, each with title in English and French to lower margin, and numbered 1 & 2 to lower left corner respectively, margins trimmed, plate size 250 x 350 mm (9.8 x 13.75 ins), corner-mounted, modern frames, glazed. The first two from a set of four plates depicting the Battle of the Nile in August 1798, in which Nelson defeated the French. (2)
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