This Print of the Memorable Attack upon the French Camp on the Hills of Famars near Valenciennes by the Hanoverian Corp de Garde & Combined Armies under the Command of His Royal Highness on the 23d of May 1793;Is most humbly Dedicated to his most devoted humble serv.t Dan.l Orme.
Sold & Published Feb.y 1. 1796, by Dan.l Orme, No.14, Old Bond Street, London.
Stipple. Platemark: 480 x 595mm (18¾ x 23¼"). Small tears along bottom edge of sheet. Light creasing to sheet. Small stains in title area. Offsetting to title and publication.
Prince Frederick Augustus, later Duke of York, (1763 - 1827), on horseback, to the left, looking back over his shoulder at the cavalry behind him, pointing with his sword as he commands the British contingent, as the battle rages on to the right. The Duke oversaw the capture of the French Camp at Famars, which allowed for the rapid subjugation of Valenciennes. Lettered below the image is a dedication to the Duke of York from the engraver, with a coat of arms in the centre.
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