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The Fleet of the East India Company, Homeward Bound from China, Engaging and Repulsing a French Squadron, near the Straits of Malacca, on the XVth February 1804

PAI6420

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PeopleDepiction: China Fleet [HEIC]
Depiction: French Squadron

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Object ID PAI6420
Description On 15 February 1804, a fleet of the East India Company carrying tea from China was intercepted by a French squadron led by Vice-Admiral Linois. Although the fleet of merchantmen had no warship escort, the attack was repelled by Sir Nathaniel Dance.
Date made 20 September 1804

Artist/Maker Daniell, William
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials aquatint, tinted
Measurements Sheet: 505 x 867 mm; Plate: 490 x 852 mm
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  • The Fleet of the East India Company, Homeward Bound from China, Engaging and Repulsing a French Squadron, near the Straits of Malacca, on the XVth February 1804 (PAI6420)
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