Les Defenseurs Du Droit Et De La Liberte De L'Europe.
Berlin, Verlag von Goupil & Co. Goupil & Cie Paris et New-York. Publie le 20 Aout 1854. London, E. Gambart & Co.
Large lithograph on india laid paper, sheet 530 x 755mm. 20¾ x 29¾". Waterstain left side of lower title area and into image at right. Paper edges generally tatty, with tear to title at top. Fold through centre as issued.
Assembled representatives of the coalition of French, British and Ottoman forces against the Russian Empire in the Crimean War (1853 – 1856). The illustrious royal, military and naval sitters are indentified underneath, including the Omar Pasha Latas, Ottoman general; the son and heir of Napoleon III of France; Ismail Pasha Viceroy of Egypt; and Fitzroy James Henry Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan (1788 - 1855), Commander in the Crimea; also Prince George William Frederick Charles, 2nd Duke of Cambridge (1819 - 1904). Royal and military standards, also the masts and sails of ships, visible in background. Publisher's blindstamp.
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