Yukon River, Alaska, USA
Print after Captain Walker
An encampment outside Alexandria on four plates; with artillery, tents and soldiers lined up along a wall looking across the sea towards the city; proofs before letters. 1804. Hand-coloured aquatint and etching.
Additional Makers: Aquatinter - Frederick Christian Lewis; Etcher - Joseph Powell
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on a piece of paper stuck to the backing: 'The position of the British forces in Egypt drawn from the centre battery of the camp before Alexandria/ the site of the battle of the Nile and the battle of Alexandria is represented. The painter was Captain Walker / of the ((3rd dragoon) [...] but not in army list) Guards who is represented in the battery looking at the camp. He was a native of Leeds and was killed in the battle of Talavera 1809. / 4th son of William Walker of Killingbeck Hall (Gent. Mag.) / 50 copies only are said to have been printed, for presentation'
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