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    Field Marshal Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts VC. Steel Engraving after the Portrait by W. W. Ouless. Circa 1912.

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    Field Marshal Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts VC. Steel Engraving after the Portrait by W. W. Ouless. This striking engraving was produced ca. 1912, from Ouless' painting depicting Roberts during the Second Afghan War 1878-1880, and published in Fitchett's The Tale of the Great Mutiny. Roberts, a British soldier, was one of the most successful commanders of the 19th century. Serving in the Indian rebellion, the Expedition to Abyssinia and the Second Anglo-Afghan War before leading British Forces to victory in the Second Boer War. Roberts has the distinction of being one of only two non-Royals to lie in state in Westminster Hall during the 20th century, the other being Sir Winston Churchill. This print measures approximately 35 x 26.5 inches. Scattered foxing and wear to margins, not affecting image. Very good.



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