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…by the 52nd Regiment at Waterloo 1896

This incident took place during the final stages of the Battle of Waterloo, after the 52nd Light Infantry had routed the last advancing column of the French Imperial Guard and the pursuit of the French by Wellington’s army was in progress. *

*from an information plate next to the painting

4 Comments CherryPie on Nov 17th 2016

…From Mr C’s perspective
Waterloo 200

I was lucky enough to be able to visit the battlefield of Waterloo on the 18th June 2015, that date being the 200th anniversary of one of Europe’s most important battles. Waterloo, for those unfamiliar with the battle, saw the end of Napoleon Bonaparte’s reign as Emperor of the French 1st [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Jun 30th 2015