Sylvain Charles, Count Valee 1773-1846

Sylvain-Charles, comte Valée , born in Brienne-le-Château, was a Marshal of France.
Upon the outbreak of the French Revolution, Valée enlisted in the French revolutionary army and was sent to serve in the Army of the Nord. Promoted to captain in 1795 and to lieutenant colonel in 1804, Valée distinguished himself in the Battle of Jena, after which he was promoted to colonel in 1807 and given command of the 1st Artillery Regiment. In 1809, Valée was made commander of the artillery of the III Corps in Spain, where he distinguished himself in the sieges of Lleida, Tarragona, Tortosa and Valencia. In 1811 Valée was promoted to général de division and in 1814 Napoléon created him a count.

Artist/Engraver Antoine Maurin (1783-1860)
Size 23 x 15 cms
Price £18.00


François de Créquy 1629-1687

François de Blanchefort de Créquy, later Marquis de Marines,was a 17th-century French noble and soldier, who served in the wars of Louis XIV of France. He came from a powerful and well-connected family, his grandfather Charles I de Blanchefort (1578–1638) being a Marshal of France. Rewarded for supporting the Royalists during The Fronde (1648–1653), his elder brother Charles (1623–1687) was a senior advisor to Louis while François had a successful military career.

Size 24 x 16 cms
Price £28.00


Karl Philipp, Prince of Schwarzenberg 1771-1820

Karl Philipp, Fürst zu Schwarzenberg was an Austrian Generalissimo and former Field Marshal. He first entered military service in 1788 and fought against the Turks. During the French Revolutionary War, he fought on the allied side against France and in that period rose through the ranks of the Imperial Army.

Artist/Engraver: Johannes Sonnenleiter . Vienna
Size 22 x 14 cms
Price £18.00


Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor 1741-1790

Joseph II (Josef Benedikt Anton Michael Adam) was the 43rd Holy Roman Emperor from 18 August 1765 and sole ruler of the Habsburg monarchy from 29 November 1780 until his death. He was the eldest son of Empress Maria Theresa and her husband, Emperor Francis I, and the brother of Marie Antoinette, Leopold II, Maria Carolina of Austria and Maria Amalia, Duchess of Parma. He was thus the first ruler in the Austrian dominions of the union of the Houses of Habsburg and Lorraine, styled Habsburg-Lorraine.

Artist/Engraver Joseph Anton Zimmermann 1774
Size 18 x 12cms
Price £16.00


Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria 1662-1726

Maximilian II also known as Max Emanuel or Maximilian Emanuel, was a Wittelsbach ruler of Bavaria and a Prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire. He was also the last governor of the Spanish Netherlands and Duke of Luxembourg. An able soldier, his ambition led to conflicts that limited his ultimate dynastic achievements.
He was born in Munich to Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria and Princess Henriette Adelaide of Savoy (d.1676). His maternal grandparents were Victor Amadeus I of Savoy and Christine of France, daughter of King Henry IV of France.

Artist/Engraver Karl Gustav Amling, 1682
Size 18 x 15 cms
Price £18.00


Amelia Edwards 1831-1892

Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards , also known as Amelia B. Edwards, was an English novelist, journalist, traveller and Egyptologist. Her literary successes included the ghost story “The Phantom Coach” (1864), the novels Barbara’s History (1864) and Lord Brackenbury (1880), and the travelogue of Egypt A Thousand Miles up the Nile (1877). She also edited a poetry anthology published in 1878.
In 1882, she co-founded the Egypt Exploration Fund. She gained the nickname “Godmother of Egyptology” for her contribution.

Artist/Engraver A.Weger
Size 29 x 20 cms
Price £28.00


Sophia Dorothea of Hanover 1687-1757

Sophia Dorothea of Hanover was Queen in Prussia and Electress of Brandenburg during the reign of her husband, King Frederick William I, from 1713 to 1740. She was the mother of King Frederick II of Prussia.
At the time of Sophia’s birth, her father was merely the son of a German prince, Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. It was not until 1701 that the Act of Settlement placed him, through his mother, in line to inherit the throne of Great Britain. Sophia was twenty-seven years of age, and had already become the Queen in Prussia and a mother of many children, by the time her father became King George I of Great Britain in 1714.

Artist/Engraver Johann Christian Leopold the Younger 1729-1779
Size 34 x 24 cms
Price £28.00


Princess Augusta of Hesse-Kassel 1797-1889

Princess Augusta of Hesse-Kassel (Duchess of Cambridge)  was the wife of Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, the tenth-born child, and seventh son, of George III of the United Kingdom and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. The longest-lived daughter-in-law of George III, she was the maternal grandmother of Mary of Teck, wife of George V.

Size 29 x 23 cms
Price £28.00


Karl Frederick, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg 1668-1721

Karl Frederick of Anhalt-Bernburg was a German prince of the House of Ascania and ruler of the principality of Anhalt-Bernburg. He was born in Bernburg, the eldest son of Victor Amadeus, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg, by his wife Elizabeth of Palatinate-Zweibrücken, daughter of Frederick, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken.

Artist/Engraver Martin Bernigeroth
Size 32 x 21 cms
Price £35.00