image courtesy of a private collector | Licence: All Rights Reserved
image courtesy of a private collector | Licence: All Rights Reserved

Bombardment of Acre

Date

3rd November 1840

Collection

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From the Collection

Description

Inscription: "Bombardment of Acre taken from on board H.M.S 'Carysfort' 3rd Nov. 1840". From an album containing various drawings and watercolours. Medium: watercolour.

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Image Credit

image courtesy of a private collector

From the Watercolour World

Location

The Old City, Acre, Israel

Country

Medium

Tww Comment

The Bombardment of Acre was an incident that took place on 3 November 1840, during the Egyptian-Ottoman War, 1839-1841. A British fleet, supported by Austrian and Turkish squadrons, bombarded the fortifications of Acre, held by Egyptian forces.