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The gallant action off Dieppe

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Description

Two British brigs in action against 12 French brigs, one of which foundered in foreground. 1812. Etching and aquatint, hand-coloured.
Additional Makers: Print maker - John Heaviside Clark; Print maker - Matthew Dubourg; Publisher - Edward Orme
Inscription: Lettered with title followed by an account of the attack; production details beneath the image, "Drawn by Lieu.t E. Vidal - Published, June 4th.1812 by Edwd. Orme Printseller & Publisher to his Majesty and Prince Regent., Bond St. (corner of Brooke St) London.- Engraved by Clark & Dubourg."
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Dieppe, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France

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