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[Thirty-Third Regiment.] Plate 22.
[Thirty-Third Regiment.] Plate 22.
Geo. Walker Del. Engraved by R. & D. Havell.
Publish'd by Robinson & Son, Leeds, Jan.y 1. 1814.
Aquatint with hand colour. Sheet 260 x 365mm (10¼ x 14½"). Trimmed within plate.
A sergeant of the 33rd (or the 1st West Yorkshire West Riding) Regiment of Foot recruiting outside a pub called ''The Lord Wellington'. In 1793 the future Duke of Wellington, purchased a commission in the 33rd as a Major; later the regiment fought with him in the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War including Seringapatam, then at Waterloo, a year after this print was published. In 1853 the regiment was renamed the 33rd (The Duke of Wellington's) Regiment. From George Walker's 'The costume of Yorkshire' published in 1814, containing forty-one coloured aquatint plates based upon the author's original drawings of social and economic scenes in Yorkshire.
Abbey Life 432.
[Ref: 60653]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Kalabaliken I Bender.
Kalabaliken I Bender.
Lith. af Joh. Cardon. effer H. Morners icke stufade malning.
[n.d. c.1800]
Rare lithograph, sheet 355 x 495mm (14 x 18½"), very large margins. Repaired tears in margins.
A Swedish print of the Skirmish at Bender (1 February 1713), with Charles XII of Sweden (1682 1718) in the middle of the action. After the defeat of the Swedish at the Battle of Poltava in 1709, Charles was far away from Sweden and he needed somewhere to go. The Ottoman Empire had disliked Russia since time immemorial so Charles XII received the hospitality of Sultan Ahmed III and fled to the town of Bender in the modern country of Moldova. Charles XII of Sweden overstayed his welcome by a few years; so the Ottoman forces, forced him out and after some fighting Charles XII and his fighters were captured. After some time as a prisoner, Charles XII and his soldiers were released when news about the Swedish victory in the Battle of Gadebusch reached the Ottomans.
[Ref: 60620]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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The Battle of Waterloo June 18.th 1815. [&] Key To the Battle of Waterloo, By Lieut. Read.
The Battle of Waterloo June 18.th 1815. [&] Key To the Battle of Waterloo, By Lieut. Read. Dedicated with permission to Lieu.t General the Most Noble Henry William Paget, Marquis of Anglesey & Earl of Uxbridge GCB KMT & KJG. By Lieut. R.P. Reeve.
Drawn & Etch'd by W. Heath. Aquatinted by R. Reeve.
London, Published June 4th. 1816 for the Proprietor by R. Reeve No. 15 Rathbone Place. [&] Printed by J. Barfield, 91, Wardour Street Soho.
Wonderful hand-coloured etching and aquatint, image watermarked J. Whatman 1815, 450 x 600mm (17¾ x 23¾), with large margins. Key etching with letterpress, sheet 480 x 615mm (19 x 24¼"), on '1814' watermarked paper. Etching and aquatint taped into mount. Slight mount burn, otherwise near Mint. Key slightly creased.
Battle scene with British infantry closing on French cavalry on both flanks, injured soldiers lying in the foreground, a localised explosion in the centre; cannon shot trailing fire crosses the sky above sheets of flame on the horizon. With accompanying key in fine condition.
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