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View of the conquest of St Eustatius by the French in 1781

View of the conquest of St Eustatius by the French in 1781
 
 

View of the conquest of St Eustatius by the French in 1781.
This is a proof copy of one of the prints contained in the pilot publication of 'Atlas der Geschiedenissen van onzen Tyd'. After this pilot edition the series was discontinued.
Cf. Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, inv. nr. FM 4459, FM 4473a and FM 4473c.
During the Fourth Anglo-Dutch War (1780-1784) the WIC lost St Eustatius to the English. The French recaptured the island. At the Peace of Paris the island was returned to the Republic along with the other West Indian possessions.

creator Kok, W.

(draughtsman)

Sallieth, Mattheus de

(engraver / etcher)

period

1783

material

paper

category print
technique

engraving

inscriptiion

Kok, W.

dimension

10 x 13,5 cm

number

FM 4473b

RP-P-OB-79.401

owner Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
location(s) Oranjestad Oranjestad Baai

survey / view   battle / taking / war (fight)   Person   European   fortification   building   fauna   ship / vessel  

Literature

  • Heijer, H. den, De geschiedenis van de WIC (Zutphen, 2002)