Rangoon. The Storming of one of the principal Stockades on its inside on the 8.th of July 1824.15.
Published Oct.r 1. 1825 by Kingsbury & Co. 6 Leadenhall Str.t & T. Clay. 18, Ludgate Hill, London.
Hand coloured aquatint. Platemark: 330 x 420mm (13 x 16˝). Margins folded.
After Lieutenant Joseph Moore of Her Majesty’s 89th Regiment, British Army. It was one of a series of pictures drawn by Moore that were subsequently published in London in 1825–26 as aquatint plates under the title "Eighteen Views Taken at and near Rangoon". The prints depict various scenes from the First Anglo–Burmese War (1824–26), which the British fought to halt Burmese expansionism and incursions into British India. Rangoon was captured in May 1824.
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