[General Sir George Brown.]
London, Published by Henry Graves & Comp.y Jan 1. 1859; Printsellers to the Queen _ 6 Pall Mall.
Proof mezzotint on india, with Printsellers' Association blindstamp. Limited edition 125 signed & before lettered proofs, 510 x 385mm.
General Sir George Brown (1790–1865), GCB KH. In nearly sixty years of service he saw action at Copenhagen (1807), was wounded at the battle of Talavera (Peninsular War, 1809), wounded at Bladensburg (U.S. War of 1812), had a horse shot from underneath him at the Alma and was wounded again at Inkerman (both during the Crimean War, 1854). From March 1860 to March 1865 he was commander-in-chief in Ireland.
Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 2818] £380.00