The French Admiral Count DeGrasse delivering his sword to Admiral Rodney

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Title

The French Admiral Count DeGrasse delivering his sword to Admiral Rodney

Description

"The French Admiral Count DeGrasse delivering his sword to Admiral (now Lord) Rodney, (being a more exact representation of that memorable event than is given in any other work of this kind) on board the Ville de Paris, after being defeated by that Gallant Commander on the glorious 12th of April 1782, in the West Indies." [reproduction]

Subject

Grasse, François Joseph Paul de Grasse, - comte de, 1722-1788; Rodney, George Brydges Rodney, - Baron, 1719-1792; United States - History

Creator

Thornton, John

Date

1782

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection

Identifier

D0011046

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Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

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Citation

Thornton, John, “The French Admiral Count DeGrasse delivering his sword to Admiral Rodney,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed July 16, 2024, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/10132.