Taking of Ciudad Rodrigo, Jan.y 19th 1812.
[London, Published by T. Tegg, 111 Cheapside, April 1, 1818.]
Coloured aquatint. Sheet 170 x 210mm (6¾ x 8¼"). Trimmed, laid on album paper.
A battle of the Peninsular War: Wellington's troops captured the fortified town, but disgraced themselves by looting it. Published in William Combe's 'The Wars of Wellington, a Narrative Poem... by Dr. Syntax', a companion to 'The Life of Napoleon'.
Abbey: Life 357.
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