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Wounded foreigners outside the city walls being picked up by French soldiers and taken to a guarded fortress. Coloured lithograph by G. Engelmann after H. Lecomte, 1820.

Lecomte, Hippolyte, 1781-1857.
Date
1820

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Presumably an episode in the Napoleonic Wars, of which Lecomte made many depictions. In the background is a large city

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Blessés étrangers secourus par des militaires Français. Hte Lecomte 1820. Lith. de G. Engelmann, rue Louis le Grand no. 27 à Paris

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[Paris] (Paris (rue Louis le Grand no. 27) : Lith. de G. Engelmann)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour

Publications note

Bibliographie de la France, 3 juin 1820, no. 391 ("Blessés étrangers secourus par des militaires français, lith. par H. Lecomte. A Paris, chez Engelmann") -- Image of France database no. 11002

Jacques Lethève, Françoise Gardey, and Jean Adhémar, Inventaire du fonds français après 1800, Bibliothèque nationale, Département des estampes, tome XIII, Paris 1965, p. 227, no. 16

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Wellcome Library no. 24451i

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Wounded foreigners outside the city walls being picked up by French soldiers and taken to a guarded fortress. Coloured lithograph by G. Engelmann after H. Lecomte, 1820. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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