The Despatch, His Grace the Duke of Wellington, K.G. &c., &c. during the Peninsular War
painted and engraved by John Burnet.
|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. Eagle with spread wings below.
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London : Hodgson & Graves, Pall Mall, November 1, 1839.
See EP WELL-AR (20) IV and EP WELL-AR (20B)IV for details of other impressions.
To the British Army, this print is respectfully dedicated by John Burnet.
Physical description: 1 print : mixed techniques ; image 65 x 46.4 cm., plate mark 73 x 55 cm., on sheet 87 x 57.5 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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|EP WELL-AR (20A) V||
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Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.