The Battle of the Boyne.
London: Republished 1. May 1824 by Robert Wilkinson, No. 125 Fenchurch Street.
Rare aquatint with etching. On watermarked paper, 'J. Whatman'. Sheet size: 275 x 375mm (10¾ x 14¾"). Trimmed to platemark. Light creasing and scuffs.
A scene after Benjamin West, depicting William III in the centre, leading his army on horseback as they surge onto the banks of the River Boyne, where, in the lower left corner, the Duke of Schomberg, mortally wounded, is carried by four soldiers. The Battle of the Boyne took place in 1690 between the Catholic James II and the Protestant William III across the River Boyne near the town of Drogheda on the east coast of Ireland, resulting in a victory fo William III.
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