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French Military scene with L. Etienne Dulong. Engraved c1810

French Military scene with L. Etienne Dulong. Engraved c1810

by d'Haudricourt, Ternisien

Militaire Français Général Louis-Etienne Dulong de Rosnay (1780-1867), Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour. Original antique print commemorating French Military achievement. 

This is a small antique engraving drawn by Louis LaFitte, engraved and printed by the Couché brothers for Les Fastes de la Nation Françaises (The Annals of the French Nation), to perpetuate the memory of Hauts Faits militaries, les Trait de vertus civiques, ainsi que les Actions memorable des Membres de la Legion-d’Honneur, (illustrating great military achievements and civic feats of bravery), published in Paris circa 1804-1816 by Monsieur Ternisien d’Haudricourt.

The Legion of Honour, a military and civil order of merit, was the premier order of the French republic, created by Napoleon to honour for war services, and extraordinary military bravery and service in times of war. The award of the Legion of Honour automatically carried with it the Croix de Guerre (Military Cross), the highest French military medal.

Fine later hand-colour. Edges of page are soiled and age-discoloured. Below the image, the text has been folded in half horizontally to facilitate mounting. Page size, with descriptive French text below engraving, 273 x 197mm (10 ¾ x 7 7/8 inches). Engraving size 90 x 135mm (approx. 3.5 x 5.25 inches).s)

Stock Number: apmTdH36Price: $40.00