Saturday, 25 March 2017

Wenceslaus Hollar pictures of the Tangiers garrison c1669-73

A detailed drawing of Major Palmes Fairbome aged 34 and wearing Full Dress. Made by the distinguished artist Wenceslaus Hollar during a visit to Tangier in 1669, and incorporated by him into a large watercolour in the Print Room of the British Museum.
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If you want to find out more about the Tangier garrison then this account by Halkett is worth reading.

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