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Creator:
Print made by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
after Charles Brooking, 1723–1759, British
Published by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
Title:
The Taking of the Nuestra Senora de los Remedios
Date:
1753
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 7/16 × 18 5/8 inches (34.2 × 47.3 cm) and Image: 11 5/16 x 17 5/8 inches (28.8 x 44.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left, written sideways: "383 (encircled) | £10"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Brooking Pinxt."; lower center: "The taking the Nuestra Senora de los Remedios, (alias La Ninsa) a Spanish Ship of 900 Tons, 32 Guns, & 309 Men, very Richly Laden, | by the Royal family Privateers, 5 February 1746, off Cape St. Marys. | Publish'd according to Act of Parliament 1753, & Sold by J. Boydell Engraver at the Unicorn the Corner of Queen Street Cheapside"; lower right: "Boydell Sculp."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11119
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
attacking | battle | cannons (artillery) | capture | conflict | flags | galleons | marine art | men | men-of-war | navies | privateers | Royal Navy | sails | sea | seamen | ships | Spanish
Associated Places:
Canada | Cape St. Mary's | Newfoundland | North and Central America
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30541
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