Rangoon. The Position of part of the Army previous to attacking the Stockades on the 9th July 1824.
Pub.d Oct.r 1. 1825, by Kingsbury & Co., 6, Leadenhall Street, and Tho.s Clay, 18, Ludgate Hill, London.
Hand coloured aquatint.. Sheet 305 x 420mm, 12¼ x 16½". Trimmed within plate, stitch holes in left edge. Slightly faded.
British troops forming squares prior to an assault. On the right a ground of artillerymen stand around a Congrieve-Rocket launcher. 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, 12.
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