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Title:
Chapelgorris, the
Document:
262
Author:
Major C. V. Z. Attached to the Staff of the Queen's Army
Engraver:
Giles, J. W.
Printer:
Graf, J., [S. L.]
Book / Album / Dossier:
Civil war in Spain. Characteristic sketches of the different troops, regular and irregular, native and foreign, composing the armies of don Carlos and queen Isabella, also various scenes of military operations, and costumes of the spanish peasantry. London: J. Dicckinson, 1837
Date Ilustration format :
1837
Date Theme:
1835
Physical description:
1 17 x 25 cm engraving on a 28 x 38 cm page ; col
Notes:
Description by the author: The chapelgarris are carlist deserters and volunteers of the revolted provinces, who have taken up arms in the service of the Queen, the greatest part of the men belonging to the province of Alava. This regiment may be about 4 to 500 strong, commanded by officers of the line; excellent light troops and brave as lions..." See also "Chapel-gorris" available in the Koldo Mitxelena
Subjects:
History-Wars-1st Carlist War (1833-1840)
Objects-Uniforms
Leisure-Games
Trades-Soldiers
Urban landscape-Villages
Place names :
Miranda de Ebro - Burgos
Catalogue number:
ZM: P,4 - VOL. I - GRABADO N 6
Location:
Museo Zumalakarregi Museoa
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