A fine officer of the 58th Regiment
A fine officer of the 58th Regiment

JOHN BUNCOMBE (worked from c.1795-1820)

A fine officer of the 58th Regiment

c. 1815 Isle of Wight

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An officer of the 58th Regiment

in pear wood frame


In the French Revolutionary Wars the 58th saw action in Egypt at the Battle of Alexandria, and Calabria, where it participated in a raid on shipping at Diamante.
Under the command of Colonel William Houston it fought at Minorca in 1798, in the Mediterranean in 1800, and took part in the expedition to Egypt in 1801, including the Siege of Alexandria. As part of Wellington's army, it served in the Peninsular campaign. During this campaign it fought at Salamanca and at Burgos.
slight crazing to gum arabic
The collection of the late Richard Allen
Dimensions
Height 115.00 mm (4.53 inches)
Stock Code
2620
Medium
Coloured on card
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