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'Algiers. General Engagement Viewed from an eminence South of the City.' [Bombardment of Algiers, 1816]

PAF5959

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User collections The Bombardment of Algiers, 1816 by NMMExhibitions
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: British Fleet
Depiction: French Fleet
EventsBombardment of Algiers, 1816

Object details:

Object ID PAF5959
Description Medium includes pen and black ink. Inscribed, as title, in pencil with the following additions in the same hand: 'original drawing by W. J. Pocock Esq' and, bottom right, 'engd by R. Hav[ell?]'. It shows Lord Exmouth's attach on the city to release Christian slaves in 1816, with the fortified lighthouse at the end of the harbour breakwater. Poocock was the naval son of the marine painter Nicholas Pocock, and himself a very competent amateur artist. See also PAF5960, showing the end of the action. [PvdM 3/13]
Date made circa 1816

Artist/Maker Pocock, William Innes
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Ingram Collection
Materials watercolour
Measurements Mount: 9 1/4 in x 13 7/16 in
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  • 'Algiers. General Engagement Viewed from an eminence South of the City.' [Bombardment of Algiers, 1816] (PAF5959)
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