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Atahualpa Rejecting the Breviary.
Atahualpa Rejecting the Breviary.
Brighty del.t. Romney sculp.t.
Published by R. Evans, 17 Paternoster Row, 1817.
Engraving; watermark 1816. Plate: 225 x 150mm (9 x 6'') very large margins.
A historic scene showing the last Incan Emperor Atahualpa rejecting the breviary offered to him by Dominican friar Vincente de Valverde. After Atahualpa rejected the breviary Valverde called the Spaniards to attack the Incans and they conquered without losing one Spanish soldier however many Incans were slaughtered.
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Balboa Discovering the Southern Ocean.
Balboa Discovering the Southern Ocean.
Brighty del.t. Romney sculp.t.
[n.d., c.1817.]
Engraving. Plate: 200 x 160mm (8 x 6¼'') very large margins.
A historical scene showing the Spanish conquistador Vasco Nunez de Balboa (1475-1519) discovering the Pacific. Balboa was the first to reach the Pacific from the New World and he founded Santa María la Antigua del Darién, the first permanent European settlement in the Americas.
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His Majesty George the Fourth.
His Majesty George the Fourth. Dedicated with Permission to H.R.H. the Princess Augusta, From the Original Painting in the Possesion By her obliged Servant G.M. Brightley. Subscriber's Copy. Price 2 guineas
Painted by G.M. Brighty, Painter to H.R.H. The Princess Augusta. Engraved by G.M. Brighty.
London, Published by G.M. Brighty, June 1st 1822.
Very fine stipple, printed in colours and hand finished. Trimmed to image and laid on original printed card. Card 545 x 350mm (21½ x 13¾"). A little wear and staining to card.
A full length portrait of George IV, wearing the Star of the Garter, one hand resting on his chest. According to old ink mss. on the back, it is ''The Property of His Majesty's Footmen Dec.r 1822', with the signatures of the footmen signed by the Sej. Footman Kinnard.
[Ref: 55502]   £450.00  
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Battle of Otumba.
Battle of Otumba.
Brighty del.t. Romney sculp.t.
London Published by Rich.d Evans, 17, Paternoster Row. [n.d., c.1817.]
Engraving. Plate: 200 x 165mm (8 x 6½'') very large margins.
A historical scene showing the Battle of Otumba which was fought between the Spanish under Cortes and the Aztecs in what is now Mexico.
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[Waterloo] Napoleon at his Advanced Position, Viewing the entre of the Prussians;
[Waterloo] Napoleon at his Advanced Position, Viewing the entre of the Prussians; With La Coste & Marshal Bertrand to his Right.
Engraved by Tho.s Crabb from a Drawing by G.M. Brighty.
London, Published by Tho.s Crane Court, West Street, 1816.
Aquatint, printed in colours and hand finished. Sheet 180 x 90mm (7 x 3½"). Trimmed into image on three sides, mounted in album paper, stain in sky.
Napoleon uses a telescope to watch the arrival of the Prussian army onto the field of Waterloo, the turning point of the battle.
[Ref: 55897]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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