Siege at Badajoz
- ca. 1813
- Pen and black ink, pen and red ink, gray wash and graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper
- Sheet: 14 3/4 × 12 1/2 inches (37.5 × 31.8 cm)
Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper center to lower center: "Explanation of the | Siege of Badajoz | taken by Mr. Buford from the fort | La Picurina | now exhibiting in the large Rotunda | of | Henry Aston Barker's | Panorama Leicester Square | The upper Circle contains a | highly finished View of the | Grand Harbour of Malta | Admittance to each Painting | One Shilling | Open from Ten till Dusk"; lower center: "This Painting represents the state of our works, and the Town | about eight hours before the Assault, which took place at ten at night,"
Lettered in pen and red ink, upper right: "City of Badajoz"; lettered extensively with place names and numbered cartographic references
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- military art
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Henry Aston Barker, 1774–1856, British, Siege at Badajoz, ca. 1813
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