© S & J Abbott Ceramics Plus September 2020
S & J Abbott Ceramics Plus

George Cruickshank: The Battle of Vittoria, No 201, pub 7 July 1813 by T Tegg,

111 Cheapside, 34cm wide x 23.5cm high

The victory of General Sir Arthur Wellesley, Marquess of Wellington, at Vittoria on 21 June 1813 brought about the final downfall of French rule in Spain. Joseph Bonaparte narrowly escaped capture and can be seen fleeing to France at the top right of the picture. Nearly all the French Army's baggage and artillery fell into British hands. The victory would have been even more conclusive had not many British soldiers abandoned the pursuit to indulge in an orgy of looting. Stock No. SAP0876 Price £650
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© S & J Abbott Ceramics Plus September 2020
S & J Abbott Ceramics Plus

George Cruickshank: The Battle of Vittoria, No 201,

pub 7 July 1813 by T Tegg, 111 Cheapside, 34cm wide x

23.5cm high

The victory of General Sir Arthur Wellesley, Marquess of Wellington, at Vittoria on 21 June 1813 brought about the final downfall of French rule in Spain. Joseph Bonaparte narrowly escaped capture and can be seen fleeing to France at the top right of the picture. Nearly all the French Army's baggage and artillery fell into British hands. The victory would have been even more conclusive had not many British soldiers abandoned the pursuit to indulge in an orgy of looting. Stock No. SAP0876 Price £650
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