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Our Illustration of the Bombardment of the Forts of Alexandria by the British Ships, on Tuesday week, is presented in the Large Engraving that forms our Extra Supplement. Our Sketches of Alexandria and its Suburbs were drawn some months ago by M. Montbard, a Special Artist of this Journal who visited Egypt at that time. The view of Port Said, with its Breakwater and Lighthouse, at the Mediterranean entrance to the Suez Canal, though distant more than 150 miles from Alexandria, has some interest at the present crisis. We give also the Portrait of Admiral Sir Beauchamp Seymour. He was born in 1821, son of the late Sir H. Beauchamp Seymour, K.C.H., M.P., and grandson of Admiral Lord Hugh Seymour. He served on land as a volunteer in the Burmese War of 1852, and led the storming party of the Fusiliers at the capture of Pegu. He served with the naval squadron in the White Sea during the Russian War, and with the Naval Brigade in New Zealand, winning special distinctions. In 1880, he was senior Naval Commander of the European demonstration in the affair of Dulcigno, and received the thanks of Government. He has been a Lord of the Admiralty. The other portrait is that of the gallant Commander of the gunboat Condor, Lord Charles Beresford, who is a younger son of the fourth Marquis of Waterford. He is thirty-six years of age, and was six years a member of the House of Commons.

Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2255—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, July 22, 1882, p.81