VIII: The Spanish Fleet is seen sailing up the Channel, intending to stop at Dunkirk or Calais, where they were to be join’d by the Duke of Parma: The English follow them close

  • About the work
    Location
    Country: Bulgaria
    City: Sofia
    Place: British Embassy

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    People
    Howard, Charles, 2nd Baron Howard of Effingham and 1st Earl of NottinghamFenton, EdwardSouthwell, Sir RobertSheffield, Edmund, 1st Earl of MulgraveClifford, George, 3rd Earl of CumberlandHoward, Thomas, 1st Earl of SuffolkDrake, Sir FrancisWilloughby, MrFrobisher, Sir MartinHoby, Sir EdwardCrosse, Sir RobertVavasour, Sir ThomasBlount, Charles, 8th Baron Mountjoy and Earl of DevonshireCecil, Thomas, 1st Earl of ExeterKnevet, MrPalavicino, Sir HoratioFenner, GeorgeSeymour, Lord HenryGonson, BenjaminHawkins, Sir JohnBaker, ChristopherBecton, Sir George
    Places
    France
    Materials & Techniques
    engraving, coloured engraving
  • Details
    Title
    VIII: The Spanish Fleet is seen sailing up the Channel, intending to stop at Dunkirk or Calais, where they were to be join’d by the Duke of Parma: The English follow them close
    Date
    24 June 1739
    Medium
    Coloured engraving
    Acquisition
    Purchased from Parker Gallery, November 1956
    GAC number
    3621