Etching, Intaglio Print

Title
Battle of Maida - The 4 of July 1806
Object ID
MM 71-90.1
Category
Communication Artifacts, Documentary Object; Graphic Documents
Date Made
June 1 1810
Materials
Wood, glass, paper
Artist/Maker/Manufacturer
Listed as I.P de Loutherbourg, R.A
Place Made
London
Description
Engraving depicting the Battle of Maida. A crowd of soldiers in battle are depicted both on horse and ground, holding various weapons. In the foreground, soldiers are on the ground tending to the fallen. In the distance beyond the fighting soldiers are hills full of trees, mountains, and clouds. On the bottom of the piece on the border reads the title, statistics of the French force capacity in the bottom right, and statistics of the British capacity in the bottom left.