Manuella Sancho, the Heroine Of Saragossa.This Extraordinary person whose Interpidity has surpassed all that History has preserved...a testimony of the high sense the spanish Nation entertained of her heroism [description in cartouche, in English to left, translated into Spanish to right].
London, Published as the Act Directs, April 4th. 1811, by the Engraver, 62, Gt. Russel Street, Bloomsbury.
Mezzotint in line engraved frame, 512 x 405mm.
Manuela Sancho y Bonafonte (1783 - 1863). She helped to defend the city of Saragossa in Spain from Bonaparte's forces, and helped to inspire General Palafox and the Spaniards to defy the French seige for three months during the Peninsular War.
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