Moment de l'après midi du 11 Aoust 1778
Photograph shows the French fleet, under the command of Comte d'Estaing, departing Newport, Rhode Island, in an effort to engage the British fleet arriving from New York under the command of Lord Howe and Admiral John Byron, August 11, 1778. Includes description below the title.
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Caption continues: Le coup de vent en se déclarant empêche le combat; le signal de le commencemt. étoit viré.
Original wash drawings Available in the Ozanne map collection in the Geography and Maps Division, Library of Congress.
Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graphics in the Library of Congress / Compiled by Donald H. Cresswell, with a foreword by Sinclair H. Hitchings. Washington : [For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.], 1975, no. 283.