Blücher at the Battle of Ligny, 16 June 1815, (1936). Creator: Unknown.

Blücher at the Battle of Ligny, 16 June 1815, (1936). Creator: Unknown.

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Blücher at the Battle of Ligny, 16 June 1815, (1936). 'Blücher In Der Schlacht Bei Ligny, 16 Juni 1815'. Prussian field marshal Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher (1742-1819) was trapped for several hours beneath his horse after it was shot and killed. The Battle of Ligny, near Ligny (in Belgium), between the French and the Prussians, was fought two days before Waterloo. Ligny was the last victory of Napoleon Bonaparte. From "Bilder Deutscher Geschichte", (Pictures of German History), No.12, cigarette card album. [Cigaretten-Bilderdienst, Altona-Bahrenfeld, Hamburg, Germany, 1936]

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People Information

  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
  1. Franz Stassen: (German?): Artist
  1. Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher: Prussian: Field marshal
People Related
  1. O.H.W. Hadank: German: Artist, graphic designer
  2. Cigaretten-Bilderdienst Altona-Bahrenfeld: German: Publisher, publishers, publishing company

Picture Type
  1. Cigarette card

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World Europe Belgium Wallonia Hainaut, Province de Ligne

  1. 50 37 21 N , 003 42 17 E

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Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 5067x4250
File Size : 63,091kb


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  1. 2-715-217
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