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Major-General of Infantry

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Additional makers

Print possibly made by - John Augustus Atkinson; Publisher - Colnaghi; Print maker - Joseph Constantine Stadler

Description

A British officer standing on a hilltop, wearing military uniform with star on his left breast, and cross suspended on a ribbon around his neck, standing slightly to right, writing a note on a piece of paper, using his bicorn hat as support; a soldier on horseback approaching from behind at right; infantry unit charging in background at left; after Charles Hamilton Smith. 1815. Etching and aquatint with hand-colouring.

Inscription

Lettered below image with title, followed by 'Knight Commander of the Bath.', and production details: 'C.H.S. / Aquatinted by I.C. Stadler. / London Pubd. April 1815 by Colnaghi & Co,, 23 Cockspur Street.'

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England

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