Lieutenant Colonel Henry Townshend.Died in the26th Year of his Age (June 24th 1762) of the Wounds which he received in the Battle fought that day at Wilhelmstahl, between the Allied Army under the Command of H.S.H. Prince Ferdinand of Brunswick & the French Army commanded by the Marshalls d'Estrees and de Soubise.
Mezzotint, printed in colours. 395 x 280mm (15¼ x 11"). Some toning of paper.
Henry Townshend, grandson of Charles, 2nd Viscount Townshend, who died at the Battle of Wilhelmstahl, the last major battle fought by Ferdinand before the end of the Seven Years' War. He is shown in uniform, with a bust of John Manners, Marquess of Granby and overall commander of the British forces on the continent, behind him.
Chaloner Smith: 177, only state, but a proof-before-letters state recorded by CLB. Goodwin: 94 II of II; Hamilton: Not in. Ex Collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd. See 34339 for uncoloured
[Ref: 34331] £350.00