Pair of Spanish and English Maritime Naval engravings, John Pine, c.1739
Two framed engravings depitcing engagements between Spanish Armada and English fleets engraved c.1739 after drawings by Clement Lempriere from the publication, "The Tapestry Hangings of the House of Lords, representing the several Engagements between the English and Spanish Fleets in the memorable year MDLXXXVIII”.
These engravings were based on the 16th century Armada tapestries, a series commissioned by the Lord High Admiral, Howard of Effingham, commemorating the British defeat of the Spanish Armada.
Sight: 24 by 15 inches
Frame: 32 ½ by 24 inches