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Aimable Jean Jacques Pelissier (1794-1864) French soldier, 1857. Served in Spain, Algeria and the Crimea. During the Crimean War (Russo-Turkish W ar) 1853-1856 Pelissier commanded the first corps of French army which co-operated with British at Sebastapol. Carried fort of Malakoff by storm (1856). Marshal of France 1855; Duke of Malakoff 1856; Ambassador to Britain 1850; Governor-general of Algeria 1860. Coloured lithograph.

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Aimable Jean Jacques Pelissier (1794-1864) French soldier, 1857. Served in Spain, Algeria and  the Crimea. During the Crimean War (Russo-Turkish W ar) 1853-1856 Pelissier commanded the first corps of French army which co-operated with British at Sebastapol. Carried fort of Malakoff by storm (1856). Marshal of France 1855; Duke of Malakoff 1856; Ambassador to Britain 1850; Governor-general of Algeria 1860.  Coloured lithograph.