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The day was blazing hot. Montcalm threw off his gold-laced coat and, in his shirt sleeves, took a position from whence he could see nearly all the field of battle.

From drawing made by Brigadier-General Townshend a few days before Wolfe's death.
From engraving by Houston after painting by Schaak.
James Wolfe from painting by Highmore.
Wolfe's house at Montmorency.
Miniature of Wolfe's fiancee, Katherine Lowther

Louis-Antoine de Bougainville,
Pierre Rigaud, Marquis de Vaudreuil, Last governor of New France,
The Chevalier de Levis.

Hon. Robert Monckton, From Engraving by J. M'Ardell after Painting by T. Hudson.
Brigadier-General, James Murray, from painting in possession of Mrs. Murray of Bath.
Georges, Marquess Townshend, from engraving after painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds.

In each of the five sieges which Quebec has sustained the strongest defence of the city has been its natural situation. Every besieger first of all had to overcome Quebec s geography.

Many incidents of Wolfe's siege of Quebec reveal the immense contrast between the methods of warfare of to-day and those of two centuries ago.

This work includes two images. The top image is of The Cathedral in Quebec as it appeared after the siege of 1759; while the lower image is of the Church of Notre Dame des Victoires.

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