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Photographies originales des Vétérans de Napoléon.1858. Original Photographs of Napoleon's Vétérans.1858.

The only surviving images of veterans of the Napoleonic Wars

Photographs of veterans of Napoleon’s Grande Armée and the Guard wearing their original uniforms and insignia.  Likely date May 5, 1858 – all are wearing the Saint Helene medal, issued on August 12, 1857 to all veterans of the wars of the Revolution and the Empire. May 5 – the anniversary of the death of Napoleon. Every year on that date veterans gathered in Paris.  M. Maire, 7th Hussars, 1809-15

theoddmentemporium: “ Napoleonic War Veterans These remarkable photographs provide probably the only surviving images of veterans of the Grande Armée and the Guard actually wearing their original.

Photographies originales des Vétérans de Napoléon.1858. Original Photographs of Napoleon's Vétérans.1858.

The only surviving images of veterans of the Napoleonic Wars

Photos of Veterans of the Napoleonic War Monsieur Lefebre, Sergeant Regiment of Engineers, 1815

Lancer of Berg, 1811,  These German lancers fought well for Napoleon in Spain.

Lancer of Berg, These German lancers fought well for Napoleon in Spain.

Photographies originales des Vétérans de Napoléon.1858. Original Photographs of Napoleon's Vétérans.1858.

The only surviving images of veterans of the Napoleonic Wars

Quartermaster Sergeant Delignon, in the uniform of a Mounted Chasseur of the Guard, Image: Brown University Library c. Photos of Veterans of the Napoleonic Wars

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Sergeant Taria, Grenadiere de la Garde, Image: Brown University Library c. Photos of Veterans of the Napoleonic Wars

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Photos of Veterans of the Napoleonic Wars Monsieur Dreuse of Light Horse Lancers of the Guard, c.

The first (and final) time these old soldiers were captured in photograph.

The only surviving images of veterans of the Napoleonic Wars

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