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JORDY, Générale de Brigade (Knighted, Legion of Honour)

JORDY, Générale de Brigade (Knighted, Legion of Honour)

by d'Haudricourt, Ternisien

French antique print of General Nicolas Louis JORDY (1758-1825), Knight of the Empire, Officer of the Legion of Honour, Knight of Saint-Louis (from Louis XVIII)

Original steel engraving c1810 by Couche Brothers (with later colour) after a drawing by Louis la Fitte for Les Fastes de la Nation Francaise (The Annals of the French Nation) by Monsieur Ternisien d’Hadricourt.

Jordy was an Officer of 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. Jordy was also a Knight of the Empire (of France) and Knight of Saint-Louis (from Louis XVIII).

This fine engraving was published with French text below the engraving (with fold between engraving and text, currently mounted to show only 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: apFr.TdH93Price: $40.00