The Emperor Napoleon addresses his Guard during the Battle of Waterloo June 1815
Arthur Wellesley's Telescope: Of brass with the outer case made of wood. A brass plate is attached that reads 'TELESCOPE BY BERGE OF LONDON USED BY THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON AT THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO, PRESENTED BY THE DUKE TO SIR ROBERT PEEL.' Signed by the maker BERGE LONDON LATE RAMSDEN (1812)
On this day in September 1852 Field Marshall Sir Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington dies. He was twice British Prime Minister under the Tory party. and served briefly in He remained Commander-in-Chief of the British Army until his death.