Totnes Crimean War Poster
Of local interest. Rare original poster calling for the inhabitants of Totnes to attend a subscription event in the Guildhall for the families of those serving in the Crimean War. Dated 24th October 1854. In simple oak glazed frame.
The Crimean War was a military conflict fought from October 1853 to February 1856 in which the Russian Empire lost to an alliance of the Ottoman Empire, France, Britain and Sardinia.
H: 59cm W: 46cm D: 2.5cm