An antique line engraving which was published by Richard Bentley in 1836, with later hand colouring. Printed by Samuel Bentley. Perhaps the single most famous snowball fight in history took place in the winter of 1783-1784 at Brienne in Aube in central France. Brienne at this date was a military school and among the students was a fourteen-year-old Corsican named Napoleon Bonaparte.
Approx 11.5cms by 8cms.