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Image number
HSP1781585
Title
Chelsea Pensioners reading the Waterloo Despatch, 1819 (oil on board)
Artist
Wilkie, David (1785-1841) / Scottish
Location
Royal Hospital Chelsea, London, UK
Medium
oil on board
Date
1819 AD (C19th AD)
Dimensions
28x38 cms
Description
A group of Chelsea Pensioners receiving from a mounted cavalryman to the left, the London Gazette Extraordinary of Thursday June 22nd 1815; announcing the Battle of Waterloo, a sketch. Signed and dated "D Wilkie 18(19)?" lower right
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
london gazette / reading / news / man / men / retirement / waterloo despatch / military / napoleonic / chelsea pensioners / sketch / newspaper / elderly / retired / cavalryman / victory / victorian / male / soldiers / battle of waterloo / 1815 / Painting / Mzpainting
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