Siege Of Sevastopol From The New 32 Pounder Battery Above The Left Attack Picquet House."The Sketch I send you shews the creek which divides the two principal portions of the town of Sevastopol...[etc.]" Extract from Captn. Biddulph's letter enclosing the sketch__Dated Sevastopol, October 23rd.
Published Novr. 17th. 1854 by Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. 13 & 14, Pall Mall East._Publishers to Her Majesty_ And E. Stanford, 6, Charing Cross. Goupil & Co. Paris Depose.
Coloured lithograph, sheet 435 x 575mm. 17 x 22½". Repaired tear lower right.
Distant view from a gun battery of Sevastopol, during the seige of the port town on the Black Sea coast in the Crimean War. From a sketch from life by Sir Michael Anthony Shrapnel Biddulph (1823 - 1904), general and colonel commandant royal artillery, who served in the trenches during the siege of Sevastopol as assistant engineer, and was present at the repulse of the Russian sortie on 26 October 1854, and in the three bombardments. Captioned above image.
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