The Battle of Waterloo June 18th. 1815.Dedicated with permission to Lieu.t General the Most Noble Henry William Paget, Marquis of Anglesey & Earl of Uxbridge G:C:B: K.M.T. & K.S.G. [By Lieu.t R.P. Read.]
[London. Publish'd, June 4th 1816. for the Porprietor: by J. & M. Rippin No.21 Theobald's Road.]
Coloured aquatint. Sheet 395 x 545mm (15½ x 21½") Trimmed within image on three sides, losing end of the dedication and publication line at bottom; some surface abrasion, colour faded.
An intense battle scene, with British infantry closing in on the French cavalry from both sides. A mortar explodes in the foreground and cannon balls streak across the sky.
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