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]
Jno. Burnet, fecit.
|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 man is holding a mule by the bridle, looking up at him; soldiers are to his left, with a burning town depicted in background.
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London : Hodgson & Graves, Pall Mall, August 1, 1839.
This is a version of the print published before full inscription (which read "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").
Physical description: 1 print : mixed techniques ; image 60.4 x 46.5 cm., plate mark 73 x 55 cm., on sheet 99 x 68 cm.
Citations/References: Catalogue of Engraved Irish Portraits and Original Drawings / Rosalind M. Elmes. - Dublin : Stationery Office, , p. 214.
Attributed to John Burnet (1784-1868).
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Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.