'Field-Marshal Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington', c1810, (1896). Artist: R. G. Tietze.

'Field-Marshal Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington', c1810, (1896). Artist: R. G. Tietze.

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'Field-Marshal Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington', c1810, (1896). Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, British soldier and statesman. Anglo-Irish Wellington (1769-1852) was Governor of Mysore, 1799-1805. He was rewarded with a knighthood on his return to England in 1805. In 1808 he was sent to aid the Portugese against the French, and became chief of command in the Peninsula campaign. His military career culminated in his defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo, 18 June 1815. Engraving after the engraving by Samuel Cousins, after the painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence. From Life of Napoleon Bonaparte, Volume IV, by William Milligan Sloane. [The Century Co., New York, 1896]

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People Information

  1. R. G. Tietze, attributed to: American: Artist, engraver, printmaker
  1. Thomas Lawrence: British; English: Artist, painter
  2. Samuel Cousins: British; English: Engraver, artist, draughtsman, printmaker
  1. Duke of Wellington: British, Irish: General, commander of the British army, statesman, prime minister
People Related
  1. Napoleon Bonaparte I: Corsican: Emperor, soldier, politician
  2. William Milligan Sloane: American: author, educator, historian

  1. Engraving

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  1. Portrait

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File Size : 40,187kb


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