A Scene, after the Battle of Vittoria or,- More Trophies for White-Hall!!!
Pub.d. July 10.th. 1819 by T. Tegg. 111 Cheapside.
Hand-coloured etching. Paper watermarked '1819'; Plate: 350 x 245mm, (13¾ x 9¾"). Staining.
Satire commenting on the Duke of Wellington's defeat of the French under Marshal Baptiste Jourdan at the Battle of Vittoria in 1813. This victory eventually led to victory in the Peninsular War. A Portugese officer hands Jorden's 'rollingpin' (Marshal's Baton) to a mounted Wellington.
BM Satire: 12071.
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