A French color print, depicting the Greek and allied navies fighting the Turkish & Egyptian navies at the Battle of Navarino Bay in 1827 during the Greek war for independence. The foreground shows British and Greek masted ships, with black hulls against a blue bay . In the background sits the Turkish and Egyptian ships of the same color. Many of the Egyptian and Turkish ships appear to be on fire with smoke rising above them. On the right side of the print you can see the town and fort, with smoke rising above it.
The Battle of Navarino Bay was the last naval battle in history to be fought entirely with sailing ships. The Ottoman ships were destroyed by Allied forces.
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Print, 1821 – 1850, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/8492. Accessed 09/29/22.