Lieut. Col.l Edward Stables, Gren.dr Guards.He fell commanding the 3.d Batt.n of his Regiment at the Battle of Waterloo June 18th 1815.
Published April 14th 1817.
Stipple with very large margins, rare; India paper laid on Album sheet. Platemark: 235 x 185mm (9¼ x 7¼").
A portrait of Edward Stables (c.1782 - 1815), half-length, dressed in military uniform buttoned to the neck, and a sword-belt with a regimental plate across his chest. Stables was a Lieutenant Colonel who was killed at the battle of Waterloo. A monument at St Nicholas Church in Great Hormead, Herts, reads, 'To the memory of Lieutenant Colonel Stables of Great Hormead Bury, in the county of Herts. He served in the Continental Wars under Sir John Moore and the Duke of Wellington, and fell gloriously at the close of the action while commanding a Battalion of the Grenadier Guards on the 18th day of June 1815, in the 33rd year of his age. His body found a soldiers grave near the field of Waterloo'.
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