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The Battle of the Nile, August 1-3, 1798 c. 1799

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Description

A drawing showing the British Fleet bearing down to the French at anchor. Possibly presented by the artist, or the publisher George Riley, to George III

Descriptive Medium: 'Watercolour', 'watercolour'

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From the Watercolour World

Location

Abu Qir Bay, Beheira Governorate, Egypt

Country

Tww Comment

The Battle of the Nile (also known as the Battle of Aboukir Bay) was a major naval battle fought between the British Royal Navy and the Navy of the French Republic at Aboukir Bay on the Mediterranean coast off the Nile Delta of Egypt from the 1st to the 3rd of August 1798. (wikipedia)