Admiral Duncan, 1st Viscount Camperdown (1731– 1804) British admiral

£35.00

Description

Adam Duncan, 1st Viscount Duncan (1731– 1804) was the British admiral who defeated the Dutch fleet off Camperdown (north of Haarlem) on 11 October 1797. This victory was considered one of the most significant actions in naval history.
Engraved by R. Page & Son after the portrait by Thomas Hoppner RA for ‘Lives of Illustrious and Distinguished’ by Robert Chambers, 1834. Published by Blackie & Son, Glasgow. Original page size approx. 134 x 218 mm

600 dpi
Steel engraving
1834
Image size approx. 110 x 129 mm