Wednesday 12 June 2024

'Bastion du Mat, from the Central Bastion' from the National Army Museum

Coloured tinted lithograph. One of 41 lithographs from 'The Seat of War in the East - Second Series', after William Simpson. Published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi. Printed by Day and Son.

The Bastion du Mât was a French redoubt at the far left of the British lines outside Sevastopol. This view shows part of a gun battery and several French soldiers, including Zouaves, in their entrenchments.

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