UKRAINE A Foraging Party Kinburnska antique print 1855
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UKRAINE: A Foraging Party, Kinburnska, antique print, 1855

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CAPTION BELOW PICTURE: 'A Foraging Party in the Village of Kinburn'

The Battle of Kinburn (Kil-Bouroun) was a naval engagement during the final stage of the Crimean War. It took place on the tip of the Kinburn Peninsula (on the south shore of the Dnieper river estuary in today's Ukraine) on October 17, 1855. During the battle, a combined British Royal Navy and French Navy force engaged Russian forts on shore.
The battle, although insignificant to the outcome of the war as a whole, is notable as an early success of ironclad warships. Although frequently hit, the French ships destroyed the Russian forts within four hours, suffering minimal casualties in the process. This battle, as well as the Battle of Sinope, convinced contemporary navies to abandon wooden warships and focus on armour plating.

(Source Wikipedia)

Notes on the historical context / background to the print can be viewed at: Battle of Kinburn

DATE PRINTED: 1855    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 17.5 x 23.0cm, 6.75 x 9 inches (Medium)

TYPE: Antique wood engraved print

CONDITION: Fair: . The image shown may have been scanned from a different example of this print than that which is offered for sale: The print you will receive is in Good condition but there may be minor variations in the condition compared to that shown in the image. Please note any other blemishes on the scan prior to purchasing this picture. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There are images and/or text printed on the reverse side of the picture. In some cases this may be visible on the picture itself (please check the scan prior to your purchase) or around the margin of the picture.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Unsigned

PROVENANCE: Illustrated London News



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