The "Briars", at St. Helena (Where Napoleon Lived After His Arrival During the Preparation of the House at Longwood.)Pl.1.
Published by Day & Son, 17 Gate Street, Lincolns Inn Fields, London. [1859.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet size: 285 x 370mm (11¼ x 14½") large margins. Bad repaired tear.
Plate 1 from a set of six tinted lithographs after Lieutenant Frederick Rice Stack, 'Souvenir of the Emperor Napoleon, consisting of six drawings made in the Island of Saint Helena..' A attractive scene on the island of Saint Helena associated with the last days of Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 - 1821), who was exiled to the island in 1815 and died at Longwood House. Titles in English and French. Stack is known to have served with the Saint Helena regiment as a Lieutenant from January 1842 until he was promoted to Captain on 5 August 1853. He transferred to the 65th regiment and subsequently served in New Zealand from 1857 until 1862. He is now perhaps best known for his 'Views in the Province of Auckland, New Zealand'.
Abbey Travel: 319. British Library: 003471878.
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