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Maps and prints of naval engagements collected by George III

Daniel Orme (1766-1837)

Ushant, 1794

DESCRIPTION / OF THE / HISTORICAL PRINT AND PICTURE / OF THE / GLORIOUS VICTORY BY EARL HOWE, / OVER THE FRENCH FLEET, / ON THE EVER MEMORABLE FIRST OF JUNE, 1794; / IN WHICH IS COMMEMORATED, / The FALL of the Gallant and much... 1795

Etched and engraved key and letterpress text printed side by side on one sheet of paper; laid down on paper and pasted to left edge of print | 26.3 x 41.0 cm (image) | RCIN 735027.b

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This key and description apply to RCIN 735027.a.

  • Daniel Orme (1766-1837) (engraver) [bottom centre of engraved key plate:] Pub.d at the British Naval & Military Gallery Holles Street

  • Watermark: 1795

     

  • 26.3 x 41.0 cm (image)

    cropped (platemark)

    26.5 x 42.3 cm (sheet)

  • Printed title:

    DESCRIPTION / OF THE / HISTORICAL PRINT AND PICTURE / OF THE / GLORIOUS VICTORY BY EARL HOWE, / OVER THE FRENCH FLEET, / ON THE EVER MEMORABLE FIRST OF JUNE, 1794; / IN WHICH IS COMMEMORATED, / The FALL of the Gallant and much-regretted Young NEVILLE, of the Queen’s Regiment. / PAINTED UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF / HIS MAJESTY, AND THE LORDS OF THE ADMIRALTY.

    Annotations:

    George III heading [black pencil:] Military Naval Engagement 1 June 1794 Port folio No 5.

    Other annotations (Recto) none. (Verso) [bottom left, black pencil, obscured by paper backing: the old heading; top left, black pencil:] 16; [top right, black pencil:] 18; [bottom right, black pencil:] 1794-18; [centre, black pencil, obscured by paper backing:] 16.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Naval Engagement Lord Howe’s victory on the 1.st of June 1794: by M. Brown, engraved by D. Orme, 1795: with an Index Plate and a Description.

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

  • Subject(s)

    Ushant, Brittany, France (48°27'27"N 05°05'46"W)

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