This is an original 1904 black and white relief line-block map that depicts the besiegement of the Forts around the city of Salamanca, and the operations to capture them by French Marshal Mormont. Defended by British, Spanish, and Portuguese soldiers, who were all under the command of Arthur Wellesley, the forts held out and defeated the French, while inflicting heavy casualties.
This 107+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Relief Line-block Map; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
Dimensions: Approximately 5 x 7.5 inches; 13 x 19 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: River Tormes, Schematic, Plan, Combat, Conflict