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Martens, Henry, -1860

R. Ackermann's Chobham scenes.

Additional Title(s):

Chobham scenes

R. Ackermann's Recollections of Chobham

Recollections of Chobham

London : R. Ackermann, [1854?]
Physical Description:
12 leaves of plates : ill. ; 33 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
UC485.G7 R33 1854+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Cover title, stamped in gilt on publisher's cloth portfolio: R. Ackermann's recollections of Chobham.
Aquatint engravings by J. Harris, after Henry Martens.
Plates dated Sept. 30, 1853-Jan. 1, 1854.
In 1853 Chobham Common was used as a large temporary camp for the Army before shipping troops to the Crimean War.
Index to British military costume prints, 1500-1914, 4
BAC: British Art Center copy has prints closely trimmed (lacking imprint, etc.). In publisher's cloth portfolio.
Subject Terms:
Ackermann, R. -- Publisher.
Chobham (England) -- Pictorial views.
Chobham (England) -- Pictorial works.
Military camps -- Great Britain.
Military uniforms -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Military uniforms in art.
Soldiers in art.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1854.
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.
Harris, J, engraver.

  • 13th Light Dragoons
  • 93rd Highlanders
  • 42nd Royal Highlanders
  • 93rd Highlanders
  • 8th The King's Royal Irish Dragoons (Hussars)
  • 2nd Royal North British Dragoons (Scots Greys)
  • Royal Horse Artillery
  • 17th Light Dragoons (Lancers)
  • Coldstream Guards
  • 1st Life Guards
  • Royal Horse Guards, Blue
  • Lieut. General Lord Seaton, GCB, etc., and Officers of the Fusilier Guards Inspecting the New Dress.

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