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4 Broadsheet/ the Battle of Copenhagen/ Virtual Map Fair 109

€2,850.00

Description: FAIRBURN, John. [Rare broadsheet plan of Nelson at the Battle of Copenhagen, 1801]
Fairburn's Plan of Park and Nelson's Victory before Copenhagen, April 2.d 1801. London: Fairburn, April 22nd, 1801. Broadsheet plan. Original colour. Engraving, 340 x 450mm, set in letterpress, sheet size 565 x 480mm. A few repairs.
A broadsheet published only twenty days after the naval battle regarded as Nelson's hardest-fought battle. The engraving is divided between an antique chart of the 'Passage of the Sound to Copenhagen & Drago' and a view of Nelson's attack on the Danish fleet. The text contains a key to the view, listing the ships, the despatches from Parker and Nelson (neither mentioning Nelson disobeying Parker's order to withdraw) and a list of casualties. [«]
Technique: Price in Pound Sterling 2500.- In case of difference between prices in Sterling and Euro the Sterling price prevails.
  • Number: 1090102
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum







 
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