A View of His Britannic Majesty’s Fleet at Anchor at Leghorn Roads on 15 January 1800
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- A View of His Britannic Majesty’s Fleet at Anchor at Leghorn Roads on 15 January 1800
- Embroidery on silk with inscription in ink
- Origin uncertain; Convent, Gibraltar (Governor's Residence) collection.
- on silk panel, bottom centre: A View of his Britannic Majesty's Fleet at Anchor at Leghorn Roads, on 15th. January 1800, commanded by Admiral Lord Keith after its Return / from the glorious Action of the Nile, fought on the 1st. of August in the Bay of Aboukir by the Noble Viscount Lord Nelson Duke of Bronte &c. &c., then / Vice Admiral of the Blue. / This work is humbly dedicated to Lancelot Cooper Esq. British Consul General at Venice by / his most devoted and humble servant / Bernardino Bussoni [with embroidered armorial in centre of inscription].
- recorded in the Convent, Gibraltar (Governor's Residence), March 1997
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