The Wreck of the Nuestra Senora de los Remedios
- Additional Title(s):
The Wreck of the Nuestra Senora de los Remedios (alias La Ninsa) a Prize to the Royal Family Privateers taken 5 February 1746 and Lost in November Following Near Beachey Head on the Coast of Sussex
- Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
- 15 9/16 x 21 3/16 inches (39.6 x 53.8 cm), 13 3/8 x 18 5/8 inches (33.9 x 47.3 cm), and 11 5/16 x 17 13/16 inches (28.7 x 45.2 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper right: "£6.10.0"
Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Brooking Pinxt."; lower center: "The Wreck of the Nuestra Senora de los Remedios (alias La Ninsa) a Prize to the Royal family Privateers taken 5 Feburary 1746. | and Lost in November following near Beachey head on the Coast of Sussex. [swirled mark] | Publis'd according to Act of Parliament, 1753. & Sold by J. Boydell Engraver, at the Unicorn, the Corner of Queen Street, Cheapside."; lower right: "Boydell Sculpt."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- cliffs | clouds | damage | dark | destruction | flags | lightning | marine art | meteorology | night | privateers | Royal Navy | science | sea | seamen | ships | shipwrecks | storm | waves (natural events) | wind
- Associated Places:
- Beachy Head | East Sussex | England | Europe | United Kingdom
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Print made by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British, The Wreck of the Nuestra Senora de los Remedios, 1753
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