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A George III mezzotint under glass
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A George III mezzotint under glass

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A George III mezzotint under glass
Depicting the Major General James Wolfe, with the Plains of Abraham in the distance, entitled "Commander in Chief of his Majestys Forces on the Expediture against Quebec", and printed From an Original Picture in the Possession of Her. Smith Esq and London, Printed for Robt. Sayer, Map and Printseller, at No. 53 in Fleet Street, mounted in parcel-gilt ebonised frame
16¾ x 12½in. (42.5 x 31.7cm.) overall
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James Wolfe (1727-1759) commanded the victorious expedition against the French General Montcalm in Québec, on the Plains of Abraham, during which both commanders were killed. The British victory established their supremacy over Canada
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