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Creator:
John Burnet, 1784–1868, British
after Sir David Wilkie, 1785–1841, British
Title:

The Chelsea Pensioners reading the Gazette of the Battle of Waterloo

Date:
1829
Medium:
Line-engraving and etching, published state
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 x 29 1/2in. (53.3 x 74.9cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Engraved inscriptions: below image at left, "Painted by D. Wilkie RA."; and below at right, "Engraved by J. Burnet"; and below at center, "THE CHELSEA PENSIONERS READING THE GAZETTE OF THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO."; and below, "London. Published 18th June 1829 by Messrs Moon, Boys & Graves, Printsellers to His Majesty, 6 Pall Mall."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.17929
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:34722
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