The Fishguard army of 1797 by Claude Buckle

Fishguard Army 1797

The French invasion of Fishguard took place in southwest Wales in 1797 on Wednesday, February 22. The French warships sailed into Fishguard Bay, to be greeted by canon fire from the local fort. Bright and colourful Claude Buckle painting mounted on plywood and cut in the traditional Chad Valley interlocking cut. Almost certainly a railway poster promotion which was sold as a puzzle. The original poster that was produced remains elusive.   (1930)      BACK