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NH 66497 Boulogne, France, 1805.

Boulogne, France, 1805.
Title: Boulogne, France, 1805.
Caption: "Boulogne." This view depicts Boulogne at the height of the invasion threat in 1805. The Forrest of Masts in the harbor marks the Great Flotilla of Transport. Outside are a number of heavy gun briggs and luggers posted to keep English Bomb Vessels at a distance. In the surrounding hills are the tents of Napolean's Army, and nearer shore, the numerous coastal -defense batteries Engraving by T. Medland after N. Pocock. Published in the Naval Chronicle by J. Gold, London, December 1805.
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Catalog #: NH 66497
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator: T. Medland after N. Pocock
After this Year: 1800
Before this Year: 1810
Original Medium: BW Photo
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