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Seige of Valenciennes

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1872,0810.75

  • Title (object)

    • Seige of Valenciennes
  • Description

    The Duke of York with his officers on horseback on the left, with smoke rising from the battlefield before Valenciennes in the distance, soldiers sitting in the right foreground; illustration to an unidentified publication. 1827 Etching and engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1827
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 129 millimetres (sheet)
    • Width: 205 millimetres (sheet)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered above image with title and page numbered 224, below with names of officers depicted, production detail: "Engraved by T. Dixon, from a Painting by I.P. de Loutherbourgh" and publication line: "Published by Fisher, Son & Co, Caxton, London March 24, 1827"
  • Curator's comments

    See 1877,0609.1821 for major engraving of the subject by Bromley and comment on the painting.

  • Location

    Not on display (British Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated events

    • Associated Event: Capture of Valenciennes
      1793
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1872

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1872,0810.75

The Duke of York with his officers on horseback on the left, with smoke rising from the battlefield before Valenciennes in the distance, soldiers sitting in the right foreground; illustration to an unidentified publication.  1827 Etching and engraving

Recto

The Duke of York with his officers on horseback on the left, with smoke rising from the battlefield before Valenciennes in the distance, soldiers sitting in the right foreground; illustration to an unidentified publication. 1827 Etching and engraving

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