The Allies before Dantzic in Winter.
Published & Sold Dec.r. 1. 1818, by Edw.d. Orme, Bond Street, corner of Brook St. London.
Fine coloured aquatint with large margins, printed on 1816 watermarked paper. Plate: 330 x 250mm (13 x 9¾").
Exterior scene showing Russian troops depicting the allied forces before the besieged town of Dantzic. Dantzic was garrisoned by Napoleon's army following his invasion of Russia and the French continued to hold it even after their retreat. Following a gruelling seige the French surrendered to the Russians under Platoff handing over several thousand prisoners of war.
[Ref: 33586] £240.00