Key of Reference to the Battle of Maida.
Etched key plate with letterpress, total 370 x 260mm, 14½ x 10¼". Edges soiled.
Keyplate of P.J. de Loutherbourg's 'Battle of Maida the 4 of July 1806', as engraved by Anthony Cardon, with a 27-point key and short description of the battle. During the Battle of Maida in Calabria, a fifteen-minute engagement on 4th July 1806, Major-General John Stuart beat a superior French army. His loses were 45 killed and 282 wounded against the French 490 dead, 870 wounded and 722 captured. Maida Vale in London is named after the battle.
From the Reference Library of the Parker Gallery.
[Ref: 22802] £180.00