[To the British Nation This Plate of The Waterloo Heroes Assembled at Apsley House,On the Memorable 18th of June, Is respectfully dedicated by the Publishers.]
London, Published October 1st 1845, By Henry Graves & Comp.y Printsellers to the Queen, 6 Pall Mall
Mezzotint with stipple, proof before title. 645 x 970mm. Laid on backing paper, spotting in the top margin centre.
A group portrait of thirty of the British officers who served at Waterloo, gathered in Apsley House, Hyde Park Corner, London residence of the Duke of Wellington. Among the sitters with the Duke are the Earl of Strafford, Sir John Waters, Sir Robert Gardiner, Lord Fitzroy Somerset (later Lord Raglan), Sir Henry Herdinge, the Marquess of Anglesey and the Duke of Richmond. On the walls are portraits of Napoleon and George IV in highland dress. A companion piece to the 'Peninsula Heroes'.
[Ref: 36759] £490.00