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Maps and prints of naval engagements collected by George III

Vice-Admiral Sir Samuel Hood (1762-1814)

Toulon, 1794

ESCAPE OF HIS MAJESTY’S SHIP JUNO, / FROM THE INNER HARBOUR OF / TOULON published 1800

Letterpress text printed on a sheet of paper | 28.2 x 27.5 cm (image) | RCIN 735021.b

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A printed sheet with an account of the escape from Toulon Harbour on 11 January 1794 of the Juno, taken from the London Gazette, 22 February 1794. This account accompanies the view of the escape which can be found at RCIN 735021.a.

  • Vice-Admiral Sir Samuel Hood (1762-1814) (author)

  • Watermark: None visible

    Condition: no fold lines

  • 28.2 x 27.5 cm (image)

    29.3 x 30.8 cm (sheet)

  • Printed title:

    ESCAPE OF HIS MAJESTY’S SHIP JUNO, / FROM THE INNER HARBOUR OF / TOULON.

    Annotations:

    George III heading [black pencil:] Military Toulon 11 Jan 1794 Port folio No 3.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [centre, obscured by paper backing, black pencil:] 1; [top left, black pencil:] 1; [bottom right, black pencil:] 1794-1.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Toulon H.M. Frigate Juno escaping from the inner Harbour of Toulon in the night of the 11.th of Jan.y 1794: by R. Dodd, 1800: with a Description.

  • From the collection of military and naval maps and prints formed by George III (1738-1820)

  • Subject(s)

    Toulon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (43°07'00"N 05°56'00"E)

  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    W. James, The Naval History of Great Britain, from the Declaration of War by France in 1793, to the Accession of George IV. A new edition, with additions and notes, 6 vols, London, 1837, vol.I, p.194.

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