[Memorial to 25 men and women killed in a shipwreck on the river Oise, 4 May 1804]Aux Manes des vingt-cinq victimes Naufragées dans la Riviere d'Oise près Bautor, Commune du Canton de Lafere Département de L'Aisne, le 15 Floréal an 13, vers les 6 heures ½ du soir [on tomb]
Rare engraving, sheet 465 x 360mm (18¼ x 14¼"). Trimmed to platemark.
Memorial for 25 victims of a shipwreck in France, all of whom are named. Representation of the shipwreck lower centre, with elegiac verses lower left and right. The Republican calendar was in effect at this time so the date of the disaster is given as '15 Floréal an 13'.
[Ref: 38334] £180.00