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Views of naval engagements and maps of battles

James Jenkins (active 1812-1825)

Battle of Waterloo, 1815


Letterpress text and key to the view at RCIN 735190.a, pasted to the left edge of the view | 45.8 x 51.0 cm (image) | RCIN 735190.b

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This is the accompanying letterpress text to RCIN 735190.a. It is printed on the same sheet of paper [the verso is headed '2', i.e. page 2.] as the key. It is an extract from the London Gazette Extraordinary, dated Thursday June 22 1815, headed from the War Department at Downing Street, and gives Wellington's report of the battle together with the names of the British killed, wounded and missing.

  • James Jenkins (active 1812-1825) (publisher)

    William Heath (1794-1840) (artist)

    Thomas Sutherland (1785-1838) (engraver)

  • Watermark: None

    Condition: no fold lines

  • 45.8 x 51.0 cm (image)

    47.4 x 66.5 cm (sheet)

  • Printed title:

    THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO [bottom, below key]


    George III heading: Military. Battle of Waterloo 18 June 1815. Port-folio N.o 3.

    Other annotations: (Recto) [bottom right, black pencil, after final word:] 35. (Verso) [top right, black pencil:] 35.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Waterloo View of the Battle of Waterloo, June 1815: by W.m Heath, engraved by Sutherland, and published by Jenkins, 1815; with an Index Plate and a Copy of the Gazette containing an account of the Battle.

  • From the collection of military and naval maps and prints formed by George III (1738-1820)

  • Subject(s)

    Waterloo, Walloon Region, Belgium (50°42'45"N 04°24'05"E)

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