Unmounted double paper fan leaf

English
about 1808–14


Object Place: England

Dimensions

27.3 cm (10 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1976.562

Medium or Technique

Paper; etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Unmounted double paper fan leaf, commemorating the Peninsular War (1808-14). Etched, hand colored: Don Julian Sanchez in uniform on horseback; mounted guerillas pursuing French regiment to sides, arms in foreground, tents to rear. Inscription on reverse: “Don Julian Sanchez hace huir a los franceses con su Valerosa Guerilla.”

Credit Line

Oldham Collection