An 1854 steel engraving titled “Charles Marquis Cornwallis”
The print will appeal to both collectors of old prints and for those who have an interest in Cork history.
The paper has foxing the actual etching is clear., please see pictures.
Engraving size is 13 by 10 cm’s
Paper size is approximately 18 by 27 cm’s
The engravings where done by William Holl 1807-1871 which is printed on the plate.
The engraving where done in 1854 for the history of Ireland. Charles Marquis Cornwallis in 1798 he was appointed Lord Lieutenant and Commander-in-chief of Ireland, where he oversaw the response to the 1798 Irish Rebellion, including a French invasion of Ireland.