Lieut. Genl. Sir Eire Coote K.B. K.C & M.P.
Place Published: London:
Publisher: R. Evans, Whites Row, Spitalfields,
Date Published: 1816.
Book Id: 15994
Stipple & mixed media print of the Irish-born, British general who fought in the American Revolutionary War, seeing action in Brooklyn in August 1776, Brandywine, Germantown and Monmouth Court House. He was taken prisoner at the final Battle of Yorktown in 1781. Between 1790 and 1798, he represented Ballynakill in the Irish House of Commons. Subsequently he sat for Maryborough until 1800. He went on to serve in Holland, Egypt and eventually became Governor-General of Jamaica (1806&1808). 9 3/4 x 8 1/2" with adequate margins, albeit slt. trimmed on the bottom margin, paper measuring 12x9". Original color very bright, of the general on a white stallion, his sword drawn, wearing his red coat & military decoration, a large black plumed hat. A couple of minor foxing spots, minuscule closed tear near printers information o/w very good condition. Possibly from Nicholson's "History of the Wars Occasioned by the French Revolution", 1816.