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Title:
Square of Vitoria, the
Document number:
260
Author:
Major C. V. Z. Attached to the Staff of the Queen's Army
Engraver:
Giles, J. W.
Printer:
Graf, J., [S. L.]
Book/ Album / Dossier:
Civil war in Spain. Characteristic sketches of the different troops, regular and irregular, native and foreign, composing the armies of don Carlos and queen Isabella, also various scenes of military operations, and costumes of the spanish peasantry. London: J. Dicckinson, 1837
Format date:
1837
Topic date:
1835
Physical description:
1 17 x 25 cm engraving on a 28 x 38 cm page; col
Notes:
Description by the author "nº1 recruits, generally known by the name of the Mendizabals, belonging to the 100,000 new troops that minister ordered to be raised, but of which only 20,000 ever appeared at the army; they are all remarkably small men, and perfect boys. Nº2 a soldier of the light troops, of the province of Aragon called Miñones. Nº3 a lady with the mantilla..." See also "Chapel-gorris"
Subjects:
Art and Architecture-Squares
History-Wars-1st Carlist War (1833-1840)
Leisure-Clothing
Trades-Shopkeepers
Trades-Soldiers
Urban landscape-Towns
Place names:
Vitoria-Gasteiz - Araba
Signature:
ZM : P,4 - VOL. I - GRABADO Nº4
Location:
Museo Zumalakarregi Museoa
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