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A Record of British Valour

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A set of thirteen aquatints, published by Edward Orme in 1815, recording the events of key battles of the Peninsular War; 'The Battles of The British Army in Portugal, Spain and France from the year 1808 to 1814 under the command of England's Great Captain Arthur Duke of Wellington'.

 

To one side of each disk is an aquatint depicting the battle and to the reverse is a narrative of the events; Albuera, Vimiero, Vittoria, Pampeluna, St. Sebastion, Talavera, Duoro, Toulouse, Cuidad Rodrigo, Busaco, Salamanca & Waterloo.

 

All contained within a stamped bronze "Picture Medal" retaining the title piece as recorded above.

 

With some of the original grained leather case retaining this same title; now shot.

 

English circa 1815.

 

Bronze case diameter 3 inches.

 

Item Code: 4022

£ 1400

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