Rangoon. The Storming of one of the principal Stockades on its inside on the 8th of July 1824.
Published Oct.r 1. 1825, by Kingsbury & Co., 6 Leadenhall Str.t & Thos. Clay, 18, Ludgate Hill, London.
Hand coloured aquatint. Sheet 305 x 420mm, 12¼ x 16½". Trimmed within plate, losing part of bottom text line; stitch holes in left edge. Slightly faded.
British redcoats swarming over the walls of a wooden stockade and driving the Burmese fighters back. Lieutenant Joseph Moore's 'Views taken at or near Rangoon' illustrated the British campaign during the First Anglo-Burmese War (1824-26), the first of three such wars in the 19th century.
Abbey Travel: 404-15.
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