Major General Sir William Williams of Kars.
Published May, 22nd 1856, by Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. 13 & 14 Pall Mall East, Publishers to her Majesty. M. & N. Hanhart, Impt.
Lithograph on india laid paper, sheet 325 x 385mm. 12¾ x 15¼". Water stain to lower margin.
Sir William Fenwick Williams, 1st Bt (1800 - 1883) sitting in an armchair. The 'Hero of Kars', Williams was appointed a lieutenant-general in the sultan's army under the name of Williams Pacha. After defending Kars for four months against the Russians, he met their commander, General Mouravieff, at the head of a large force, on the heights above the city, and defeated him. Inscribed 'Proof' lower right.
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