The Most Noble Field Marshal the Marquis Wellington, K.G. &c, &c.Commander in Chief of the Allied Armies of England, Spain and Portugal, now invading France. 1814.
Publsihed & Sold March 1. 1814, by Edw.d Orme. Publisher to his Majesty, & H.R.H. the Prince Regent, Bond Street, corner of Brook Street, London.
Stipple. Open lettered proof impresson. Platemark: 200 x 130mm (8 x 5"). Very large margins. Small ink spot.
A bust portrait of Arthur Wellesley, (1769-1852), 1st Duke of Wellington, in profile to the left, wearing military uniform, with stars and the order of Golden Fleece. Within an oval, after a medallion wax relief c. 1813. Wellesey was an Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman, a native of Ireland belonging to the Protestant Ascendancy, and one of the leading military and political figures of 19th century Britain. His defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo in 1815 put him in the top rank of Britain's military heroes.
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