Published at No.14 Pall Mall East, Aug.t 31.st 1841, by Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. Printsellers to Her Majesty.
Mezzotint on chine colle, proof before title, with very large margins. Plate 546 x 405mm. 21½ x 16".
Lord Raglan, Fitzroy James Henry Somerset (1788-1855), Commander of British forces in the Crimean War who entered the army aged sixteen and lost his right arm at Waterloo. In 1854 he was appointed to command British troops against Russia in the Crimea and he secured victory at the Alma, however his lack of experience as a commander in the field was held to blame for later calamities.
NPG: D41826. From Broadlands the Palmerston family.
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