The French King’s scheme for an invasion

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An engraving showing the head of Louis XV in the image of the coast of France with the ports of Dunkirk and Boulogne shown. From his mouth come the words: “O! O! O! me d’ Pompedour.” The French navy is shown towing small forts across the Channel towards England. Flanking the French fleet are three British ships. Two on the left labelled Anson and one on the right labelled Hawk.

  • Title: The French King’s scheme for an invasion
  • Published: [London] : Sold in May’s Buildings, colour’d 1756

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Acquired December 2012