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Waterloo 200 » Duke of Wellington’s Breguet Watch. This watch has an extraordinary personal story behind it. It was commissioned from the Swiss master watch-maker Breguet by Joseph Bonaparte. It was actually owned, however, by his enemy the Duke of Wellington, who bought it when the British army marched into France and occupied Paris after the Battle of Waterloo.  http://www.nam.ac.uk/waterloo200/200-object/bregeut-watch-wellington-post-waterloo/  #W200Items

Waterloo 200 » Duke of Wellington’s Breguet Watch. This watch has an extraordinary personal story behind it. It was commissioned from the Swiss master watch-maker Breguet by Joseph Bonaparte. It was actually owned, however, by his enemy the Duke of Wellington, who bought it when the British army marched into France and occupied Paris after the Battle of Waterloo. http://www.nam.ac.uk/waterloo200/200-object/bregeut-watch-wellington-post-waterloo/ #W200Items

Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley 1st Duke of Wellington KGGCBGCHPCFRS 1 May 1769 14 September 1852 was an AngloIrish soldier and statesman and

Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington KGGCBGCHPCFRS 1 May 1769 14 September 1852 was an AngloIrish soldier and statesman and

salon de provence,EUNE TAMBOUR DE LA COMPAGNIE DE CHASSEURS GARDE NATIONALE DE PARIS 1814

salon de provence,EUNE TAMBOUR DE LA COMPAGNIE DE CHASSEURS GARDE NATIONALE DE PARIS 1814

Napoleon Bonaparte and Queen Louise of Prussia

Napoleon Bonaparte and Queen Louise of Prussia

Sir Henry Wyndham, the memories of what he saw at Hougoumont could be brought back by the mere closing of a door.

Abstracts of a Battle.

Sir Henry Wyndham, the memories of what he saw at Hougoumont could be brought back by the mere closing of a door.

The Chateau of Hougoumont, which saw some of the fiercest fighting during the battle.

The Chateau of Hougoumont, which saw some of the fiercest fighting during the battle.

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The Saw and Glove Used to Amputate the Duke of Uxbridge’s Leg. He was hit by cannon-fire during the battle of Waterloo his leg had to be amputated. The glove is still stained with this blood.

French Army, Napoleonic Wars, Military Art, La Grande, Regency, Army Outfits, Hunters, French Empire, Trumpet

fapoleon-bonerparte:       Lucien Rousselot - Trompette des Chasseurs à Cheval de la Garde Impériale (x)

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