The Right Honble Richard Lord Howe.
14½ x 19½ inches
Lord Howe (1726-1799) was one of England's most celebrated and successful naval officers during the reign of George III. He served as Naval Commander throughout the Seven Year's War, distinguished himself during the American War of Independence (becoming the Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Fleet in America) and went on to fight valiantly at The Glorious 1st June in 1794 during the French Revolutionary Wars. This image shows him during his American campaign with sword in hand and the British Fleet in the background.