Engraving of Captain William Bligh

This engraving Captain William Bligh, most famous for being the victim of the Mutiny on the Bounty in 1789. However his career survived this setback, and he reached the rank of Vice-Admiral, fighting at Camperdown in 1797 and Copenhagen in 1801.

The original painting was by John Russel, RA, who held the unusual title of Crayon Painter to His Majesty and their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales and Duke of York. The engraving was by J. Conde.

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (1 December 2018), Engraving of Captain William Bligh , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_captain_bligh.html

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