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Sketch of Napoléon

As I was sitting in my university’s library last month, desperately trying to avoid a research paper, I decided to slack off and draw something instead. 47 more words

Antique brooch - pin - Napoléon III

Isn’t this a great piece of vintage jewelry?

One must change one’s tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one’s superiority. – Napoleon Bonaparte

The Road To Waterloo - Week 10. Napoleon is in a Fog, an Infamous Army Waits and Brussels Swarms With Spies

Week ten since Napoleon’s escape from Elba and the weather was so bad in France that it seemed that Spring would never arrive. Heavy frosts continued until the end of April and it would still be foggy in May: the Parisians must have thought Napoleon had brought perpetual winter with him. 620 more words

Regency London

The Duke of Wellington

Arthur Wellesley was born in Ireland on April 29th 1769, his father died when was young and Wellesley was taken out of school and sent to a military academy in France where he learnt to speak French and ride horses. 703 more words


Bonaparte and the British

In a way, this exhibition, which I enjoyed yesterday evening, was a raucous celebration of the spirit of the page.

A fascinating romp through the Napoleonic era as seen by satirists.