I: The Spanish Fleet coming up the Channel, opposite the Lizard, as it was first discovered
Coloured engraving24 June 1739
About the work
Place: Department for Education, Sanctuary Buildings, Great Smith Street
Interpretation about this artwork is under review
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- Howard, Charles, 2nd Baron Howard of Effingham and 1st Earl of NottinghamFrobisher, Sir MartinHawkins, Sir JohnCarey, Robert, 1st Earl of MonmouthGerard, Sir ThomasPercy, Henry, 9th Earl of NorthumberlandWinter, Sir WilliamTownsend, Sir Roger
- topography, male portrait, seascape/coastal scene, sea, coat of arms, Anglo-Spanish War (1585-1604), Armada, ship