MAJOR GENERAL JAMES WOLFE. COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF HIS MAJESTYS FORCES ON THE EXPEDITION AGAINST QUEBEC.

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Major General James Wolfe. Commander in Chief of his Majestys Forces on the Expedition against Quebec.

Mezzotint, c.1770.
Image size 12 13/16 x 9 7/8" (32.6 x 25.2 cm)
Good condition.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 87071
Price: $2,200.00
Publisher :
From an original picture in the Possession of Her. Smith Esqr. Mezzotinted by Corbut. London, printed for Robt. Sayer, Map & Printseller, at No.53 in Fleet Street. -- On September 12 and 13th 1759, the English Major General Wolfe, at the age of 31, attempted to take Quebec from the French. In the ensuing battle both he and Marquis de Montcalm (the French commander) lost their lives. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Portraits , Famous People