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French military scene. Eustache de Saint Pierre, Bourgeois de Calais. c1810

French military scene. Eustache de Saint Pierre, Bourgeois de Calais. c1810

by d'Haudricourt, Ternisien

Antique Print of historic French military scene with Eustache de Saint Pierre, Bourgeois de Calais.

Engraved c1810.Small antique engraving by Louis LaFitte 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, civic feats of bravery, and memorable acts of Member of the Legion of Honour), published in Paris by Monsieur Ternisien d’Haudricourt circa 1804-1816, with later hand-colour.

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.

This fine engraving was published with French text below the engraving. Size of engraving is 4 x 5.5 inches (10 x 14 cm). Size of full page is 11 x 8 inches (28 x 20 cm).

Stock Number: apFB15Price: $50.00

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