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Title:
View of the convent of S. Augustine in flames
Document number:
635
Printer:
Sociedad tipografica de Hortelano y compañia, Pasadizo San Gines, Madrid
Book/ Album / Dossier:
Galería militar contemporánea, colección de biografías y retratos de los Generales que más celebridad han conseguido en los ejércitos liberal y carlista, durante la última guerra civil, con una descripción particular y detallada de las campañas del norte y Cataluña
Format date:
1846
Topic date:
1836
Physical description:
1 9 x 11 cm engraving on a 23 x 15 cm page
Notes:
Bilbao, in the hands of the liberals, was attacked by the Carlists. In view of the difficulties of taking the convent, S. Miguel ordered them to set fire to it. "They intrepidly and boldly charged at the building: they scorned the intense enemy fire, and managed through courage and intelligence to set fire to the convent..."
Subjects:
Art and Architecture-Religious buildings-Convents
History-Wars-Battles
History-Wars-1st Carlist War (1833-1840)
Trades-Soldiers
Place names:
Bilbao - Bizkaia
Signature:
ZM : G,3 - TOMO II - PAG. 220
Location:
Museo Zumalakarregi Museoa
2013 Department of Culture, Youth and Sport - Diputación Foral de Gipuzkoa