Lieutenant Colonel Henry Townshend.Died in the 26th 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, very fine impression with large margins. 395 x 280mm (15¼ x 11").
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.
Goodwin: 94; Chaloner Smith: 177, state 1a, but another proof-before-letters state is recorded by CLB. From the Collection of Earl Mount Edgecombe. See 34331 for a printed in colour version. Ex Coll
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