Buonaparte - Antique Engraving circa 1799
Buonaparte - Antique Engraving circa 1799
Buonaparte - Antique Engraving circa 1799

'Buonaparte' - Antique Engraving, circa 1799


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An antique engraving, in original hand colours, of 'Buonaparte sends a flag of truce and at the same instant commences an assault on Acre'. From a drawing by RK Porter.
The siege of Acre (1799) was an unsuccessful French siege of the Ottoman defended, wall city of Acre, and was the turning point of Napoleon's invasion of Egypt and Syria. It was Napoleon's first strategic defeat.
Mounted. Unframed.

Print size: 40cm x 27cm
Mount size: 58cm x 43cm