Royal Engineers.R. Ackermann's Costumes of the British Army. No.31.
London: Published May 26.th 1846, by Rudolph Ackermann, at his Eclipse Sporting Gallery, 191 Regent Street.
Coloured aquatint. Plate 375 x 278mm. 14¾ x 11".
Three officers, one in the centre holding and reading a letter or telegram delivered by his Seargent to the right. The Royal Engineers when they were known as the Corps of Royal Sappers and Miners; in 1787 they were granted the 'Royal' prefix.
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