Marquis Wellington congratulating General Hill on the Repulse of the French Army.
Stipple. Sheet 130 x 200mm (5 x 8"). Trimmed and laid on album sheet.
A battle scene, with the future Duke of Wellington shaking hands with General Rowland Hill, apparently during the Second Battle of Porto, after units of Hill's brigade helped drive Marshal Nicolas Soult's French corps from Oporto. Hill (1772-1842), who was promoted to Major-General in 1805, fought in Egypt, Iberia and at Waterloo.
[Ref: 37138] £65.00