NAPOLEONIC MILITARY ENGRAVINGS
A set of 4 engravings depicting Allied Commanders of the Napoleonic War, all mounted on horseback
hand coloured engraved plates
engraved by John Romney (1786-1863)
published by Richard Evans, London, 1815-1816
framed and glazed in uniform ebonised and gilt frames
22.5cm H, 36cm W (the print within mount).
33.5cm H, 48cm W, 2cm D (the frames).
These engravings were published individually and a complete set were included in William Nicholson’s volume ‘The History of the Wars Occasioned by the French Revolution 1815-1816’ which contained a complete set of 22 ‘exquisite’ plates.
The Duke of Wellington (plate 8)
Lieut. General Lord Hill, K.B. (plate 10)
Lieut. General Sir John Moore, K.B. (plate 14)
Lieut. Genl. Sir Ralph Abercrombie (plate 16)