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    Sale 5955

    British Mezzotints & Printed Hankerchiefs, Part II, from the collection of the Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd

    25 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1214

    Charles Turner (1773-1857), after William Willermin

    The Battle of Alexandria, March 21st 1801

    Price Realised  

    Charles Turner (1773-1857), after William Willermin
    The Battle of Alexandria, March 21st 1801
    inscribed in pencil 'Battle of Alexandria' (lower right)
    mezzotint on wove paper, good impression with narrow margins, proof before letters
    unframed
    S. 22¼ x 29¾in. (56.5 x 75.5cm.)


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    A wide field showing the battle at its height. In the center of the foreground Sir Ralph Abercromby is the object of a determined attack.

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    Literature

    Charles Turner, Engraver Whitman 900