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Chelsea Pensioners hearing the news of the battle of Waterloo, outside the Duke of York public house. Engraving by W. Greatbach after D. Wilkie, [between 1822 and 1894]

  • Greatbach, William, 1802-
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[between 1822 and 1894]
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20756i
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Previous title, replaced March 2021: Chelsea Pensioners hearing the news of the battle of Waterloo, outside the Duke of York public house. Engraving by W. Greatbach after D. Wilkie, 1822.

Publication/Creation

London : G. Virtue & Co., [between 1822 and 1894]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 14.3 x 23.3 cm

Lettering

Sir David Wilkie, R.A. Pinxt. ; W. Greatbach, Sculpt. ; Chelsea Pensioners reading the gazette of the Battle of Waterloo.

Notes

Etching after a painting by Sir David Wilkie which was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1822. A working proof of the print is held by the British Museum, museum number 1926,0331.664.
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References note

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20756i

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