The Despatch, His Grace the Duke of Wellington, K.G. &c. &c.
During the Peninsular War, to the British Army, this Print is respectfully dedicated by John Burnet /
Painted and engraved by John Burnet, 1839.
|Main Creator:||Burnet, John, 1784-1868, engraver|
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, (1769-1852) ; whole-length, standing, looking slightly to left, in uniform and military cloak, writing a despatch, to right is a Moor holding a mule by the bridle, and looking up at him, soldiers to left, burning town in background ; rectangular frame. Eagle with spread wings below image.
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London : Hodgson & Graves, Pall Mall, November 1st, 1839.
One of two impressions.
Physical description: 1 print : mixed ; image 61.2 x 36.3 cm., plate mark 74 x 54.6 cm., sheet 93.4 x 60.9 cm.
Citations/References: Catalogue of Engraved Irish Portraits and Original Drawings / Rosalind M. Elmes. - Dublin : Stationery Office, , p. 214.
Painting and engraving attributed to John Burnet, 1784-1868.
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|EP WELL-AR (20B) V||
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Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.