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Battle at Talavera, Spanish Peninsula War. Tallis engraving c1856

Battle at Talavera, Spanish Peninsula War. Tallis engraving c1856

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by Tallis & Company, John

Military Battle of Talavera, engraved for Tallis, London Printing & Publishing Company c1856.

Original steel engraving embellished by a finely engraved border of flags and battle accoutrement, in the traditional style of the famous Tallis publishing house. John Tallis joined Ephraim Tipton Brain to form the London Printing & Publishing Company which continued to publish works with this labour-intensive, exquisite details.

Great military battles were recorded by artists on the field, and transposed to wonderfully graphic action scenes. The colour, although added at a later date, adds to the appeal - and value of these rare engravings.

The page size is 18 x 27cm (7 x 10.5 inches).

Stock Number: apMil41Price: $66.00