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Episodios Maritimos. El Valeroso Capitan de Fragata Dn. Blas de Lezo
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Vallejo, J.; Donon, Juan
Place made: Spain, Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid, Madrid
Date made: 1850
Materials: ink; color; paper
Measurements: 16 in x 21 3/4 in
Nomenclature: frigates; capture
Classification: naval battles
Plate 19 of 'Historia de la marina real española episodios maritimos' lithographed by J. J. Martinez and others. The print depicts the Spanish ship under Captain Blas de Lezo on the left towing the captured British merchant frigate, 'Stanhope,' on the right. The text below the image extols the feat of de Lezo as never being imitated by any navy in the world. A complete digitized bound series can be found at the Biblioteca de Catalunya.