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Sir Peter Parker, Baronet. Admiral and Commander in Chief of His Majesty’s Fleet,

Mezzotint on laid paper

Second state

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 627 x 402 mm (24.7 x 15.8 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 718 x 489 mm (28.3 x 19.3 in.)

Signed in plate below image, lower right: “Engraved by V. Green, Mezzotinto Engraver to his Majesty”

Edition: Published by V. Green, No. 2 New Road... and L. F. Abbott, No. 12 Caroline Street, Bedford Square, London, April 30th 1800

Accession number: 1978.1.7

Gift of Therese Kuhn Straus in memory of her husband, Herbert N. Straus, 1978

The image depicts Peter Parker, who commanded at the attack on Charlestown in 1775, took part in the reduction of Long Island and Rhode Island, and was an early patron of Nelson.

Bibliography: C.S. 96; Russell 96 (vol. 2, p. 128)

Work Type: print

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