Antique Print, Waterloo Hussars 1815 Sergeant Taylor 18th Hussars and French Cuirassiers, 1816
The Battle of Waterloo was fought on Sunday, 18 June 1815, near Waterloo in present-day Belgium, then part of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands. A French army under the command of Napoleon Bonaparte was defeated by two of the armies of the Seventh Coalition: an Anglo-led Allied army under the command of the Duke of Wellington, and a Prussian army under the command of Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, Prince of Wahlstatt. Waterloo was the decisive engagement of the Waterloo Campaign and Napoleon’s last.
This is an etching from the book “The Battle of Waterloo and also Ligny and Quatre Bras” containing the Series of Accounts Published by Authority, British and Foreign, with Circumstantial Details, Relative to the Battles in the Campaign of the Netherlands, 1815
Published for John Booth, T Egerton and J.Fairbairn, 1816.
Size 21 x 13 cm. Condition fair.