A view of Havana harbor, with the HMS Orford at anchor, centre, other warships lying heads to sea; cannon and provisions being manhandled ashore. The beach is filled with troops and tents.
- Printmaker: Mason, James, approximately 1723-1805, printmaker.
- Title: To Mariot Arbuthnot Esqr., Commander of His Majesty’s Ship of War Orford, at the reduction of the Havannah in the year 1762, this perspective view of landing the cannon, bombs, provisions, and water, for the army, June 30th between 6 and 7, in the evening [graphic] : the Orford making signals to the Commodore; with the Dragon, Cambridge, & Marlboroough, lying with their heads to the sea, for the Sterling Castle, to get to the westward of them : is most humbly inscribed by one of his lieutenants … P.O.R. Sbridge / Serres pinxt. ; Mason sculpt.
- Publication: [London] : [J. Bowles?], [ca. 1762]
Acquired June 2019