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Chelsea Pensioners hearing the news of the battle of Waterloo, outside the Duke of York public house. Engraving by J. Burnet, 1831, after D. Wilkie, 1822.

  • Wilkie, David, Sir, 1785-1841
Date
1831
Reference
24753i
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Description

The print is dedicated to the Duke of Wellington, and his grant of arms is engraved in the centre of the lettering

Publication/Creation

London : G. Virtue & Co.

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 44 x 71.7 cm

Lettering

Chelsea Pensioners reading the gazette of the Battle of Waterloo. ; Painted by David Wilkie, R.A. Principal painter in Ordinary to His Majesty. ; Engraved by John Burnet.

References note

E. Longford, Illustrations of Chelsea, London, 1980, numbers 546/547 record versions of prints after this painting

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 24753i

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  • English


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