Le 26 Juin 1794, ou 8 Messidor An 2.eme de la République. No. 102.
[Paris: Auber, 1804.]
Etching with large margins. Plate 230 x 274mm (9 x 10¾").
The Battle of Fleurus, during which the army of the First French Republic under General Jean-Baptiste Jourdan faced the Coalition Army commanded by Prince Josias of Coburg in the most decisive battle of the Flanders Campaign in the Low Countries during the French Revolutionary Wars. The French use of the reconnaissance balloon L’Entreprenant marked the first military use of an aircraft that had significant influence on the outcome of the battle. A ballooning print. Published in the 'Collection complète des tableaux historiques de la révolution française'.
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