Nach dem leben gegeichnet LafayetteGeneral Commandant der Pariser Nationalgarde.
Druck u. Verlag vom Bibliogrphischen Institut zu Hildburghausen. Zeitgenossen No 28 (II Jahrg.) [n.d., c.1820.]
Stipple, with large margins. 165 x 105mm. 6½ x 4¼". Some light foxing.
Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette (1757 - 1834). French citizen who joined Continental Army during American Revolutionary War, voted Major General by Continental Congress. He commanded a light division at the Battle of Yorktown, and was a close associate of George Washington. On 15 July 1789 Lafayette was acclaimed commander-in-chief of the National Guard of France, an armed force established to maintain order under the control of the National Assembly. He held the post for little more than two years.
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