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Two buglers on horseback blowing a fanfare or signal. Etching by Ferdinand (Fernando), King of Portugal, 1841, after J.M. Foussereau.

  • Foussereau, Joseph-Marie, 1809-
Date
1841
Reference
2917473i
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Credit: Two buglers on horseback blowing a fanfare or signal. Etching by Ferdinand (Fernando), King of Portugal, 1841, after J.M. Foussereau. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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Publication/Creation

[Lisbon?], 1841.

Physical description

1 print : etching, en chine ; platemark 14 x 19.3 cm

Lettering

FC fec 1841 d'après un dessin de Foussereau

Creator/production credits

By Dom Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha-Koháry, who from 1837 onwards was designated King Ferdinand II of Portugal

References note

Atanazy Raczyński, Dictionnaire historico-artistique du Portugal, Paris 1847, p. 86 ("1841 Deux trompettes à cheval, en costume de l'époque de Cromwell, avec l'inscription suivante: FC fec 1841 d'après un dessin de Foussereau. 175 millimètres sur 135")

Lettering note

Along the top are etched four lines of German verse, possibly new year's greetings ("... zum neuen Jahr, viel Glück ... ganz und gar ...")

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2917473i

Languages

  • Latin
  • German


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