Napoleon’s failure at Acre, 1799   [59 x 110 cm]

Source of image: Unsuccessful siege of Acre (1799)
Embroidery: Hadeel Abu Rabia', Drejat, Naqab

Advancing from Egypt, Napoleon Bonaparte tried to capture the key port of Acre between 18 March and 20 May 1799. His plans received a setback when his siege artillery was lost to the British Navy.

Era: Ottoman Period (1516—1917)

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