View of the St Lawrence river sweeping into the right foreground around Cape Diamond, with British troops rowing up from Cape Rouge to a breach in the cliff on the left, below a gun battery, while the defeated French troops are rowed from the cliff past the sloop of Captain York of the Royal Artillery, the Hunter sloop and the Leostaff frigate, towards Colonel Williamson's battery at Point Levy on the opposite bank on the right; after Smyth.  Etching and engraving

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1849,1003.7

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View of the St Lawrence river sweeping into the right foreground around Cape Diamond, with British troops rowing up from Cape Rouge to a breach in the cliff on the left, below a gun battery, while the defeated French troops are rowed from the cliff past the sloop of Captain York of the Royal Artillery, the Hunter sloop and the Leostaff frigate, towards Colonel Williamson's battery at Point Levy on the opposite bank on the right; after Smyth. Etching and engraving

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