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Heads of state and generals allied against Napoleon Bonaparte. Album of prints and related documents, 1814-1816.

  • Ströhling, Peter Eduard, 1768-approximately 1826.
Date
[1814-1816?]
Reference
26977i
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Spine title: Portraits & mems. of illustrious persons. City dinner to the Duke of Wellington. July 1814

Description

Mostly portraits. Fol. 1r: newspaper accounts of dinner given in the Guildhall of London for the Duke of Wellington, July 1814. Fol. 2r: facsimile signatures of Russian, Prussian etc. statesmen and generals. Fol. 3r: List of portraits. Fol. 4r: Frederick William III, King of Prussia. Fol. 5r: Frederick Prince of Prussia. Fol. 6r: Frederick Crown Prince of Prussia. Fol. 7r: Prince William, second son of the King of Prussia. Fol. 8r: Prince William of Prussia, Chief of the Brandenburg Dragoons. Fol. 9r: Prince Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia. Fol. 10r: H.I.H Catherine Paulonna, Grand Duchess of all the Russias and Princess Dowager of Holstein Oldenbourg. Fol. 11r: F.H. Fr. E. von Kleist, Königl. Preuss. General Lieutenant. Fol. 12r: Ferd[inand] Graf von Bubna. Fol. 13r: General D. York, Count of Wartenberg. Fol. 14r: Lieut. General Baron de Knesebeck. Fol. 15r: Count Platoff ... hetman of the Don Cossacks. Fol. 16r: H.E. Count de Bülow Dennewitz, Prussian General of Infantry. Fol. 17r: Field Marshal Prince Schwartzenberg. Fol. 18r: H.E. Count Brulie, Chamberlain to the King of Prussia .... Fol. 19r: (top) Gerard-Christophe-Michel Duroc, Duc de Frioul, (bottom) Guillaume George Frédéric, Roi des Pays-Bas. Fol. 20r (top) Louis Alexandre Andrault, Comte de Langeron, (bottom) The Prince of Wirtemburg. Fol. 21r: Duke of York (on horseback). Fol. 22r: composite portrait of 48 statesmen and generals allied against Napoleon, heads and shoulders in roundels. Fol. 23r: allegorical monument containg portraits of ten statesmen and generals allied against Napoleon, heads and shoulders in roundels. Fol. 24r: allegory of peace. Fol. 25r: (top) engraving of Salisbury Cathedral, (bottom) interior of the London Guildhall

Publication/Creation

[1814-1816?]

Physical description

1 album (25 leaves) : engravings ; album 54.5 x 39 cm

Creator/production credits

Most of the portrait prints were "Drawn by P.E. Stroehling, Historical painter to H.R.H. the Prince Regent. Engraved by I. Vendramini" and published by I. Vendramini, 14 Brompton Row, 1814

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26977i

Languages

  • English


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