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Soldier recounting his exploits in a tavern

Schools Waterloo 200

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About this Artefact by: Clare BCN Administrator

Date added: 13 Mar 2015

This painting by John Cawse, produced in 1821, just 6 years after the Battle of Waterloo, shows a soldier regaling a tavern full of people with stories of his adventures. From the medal of the soldier’s chest we know he is a “Waterloo Man”. On a variety of levels, Cawse’s painting shows how significant and interesting an event the Battle of Waterloo had become within British culture. 

For more information on the Waterloo 200 Artefact 

Thanks to the NAM

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