Plaque with Portrait of Admiral Rodney

Artist/maker unknown, English

Geography:
Made in Liverpool, England, Europe

Date:
c. 1780

Medium:
Enamel on copper with transfer-printed decoration; metal frame

Dimensions:
2 1/16 x 2 inches (5.2 x 5.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1975-140-105

Credit Line:
The Richard P. Rosenau Collection, 1975

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Label:
Admiral Sir George Brydges Rodney (1719-1792) led the British fleet in their victory over the French at the Battle of the Saintes, near Martinique in the West Indies, on April 12, 1782. The battle was part of the American Revolutionary War.