This is an original 1926 halftone print of Sir George Rooke, commander of the British fleet at the Battle of Vigo Bay during the early years of the War of the Spanish Succession. During that entanglement, he led his navy to victory in that the Spanish fleet was either captured or destroyed, however they had already unloaded the majority of the silver and other goods Rooke was hoping to get his hands on.
This 85+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No Creases. No Natural Defects. No Surface Rub. No Tears. No Water Damage.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 5.75 inches; 11 x 15 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: historical, figure, Admiral