James Dennis

Artist's Biography

The Battle of Queenston, Octr. 13th 1813.

Aquatint and line engraving, 1836.
Image 12 7/8 x 19 1/2" (32.8 x 49.3 cm) plus title and margins.
Good condition. Original hand coloring
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 93824
Price: $7,750.00
Publisher : London: Pubd. April 12th 1836 for I.W. Laird's Martial Achievements, at 1 Leadenhall St.
Drawn by Major Dennis; Engraved by T. Sutherland. Title continues with: "Which ended in a complete Victory on the part of the British, having captured 927 Men, killed or wounded about 500, Taken 1400 Stand of Arms, a six Pounder, and Stand of Colours." American forces are shown crossing the Niagara River and attacking the British forces. One of the most famous land battles of the War of 1812, the battle for Queenston Heights was a triumph for the British forces fighting the invading American army. Queenston is now named Niagara-on-the-Lake. A scarce print. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Historical , Military