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Copenhagen

  • Object:

    Equestrian print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    May 1 1824 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ward, James, born 1769 - died 1859 (artist)
    Ackermann & Co. (publisher)

  • Museum number:

    E.4-1949

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case ES, shelf 107, box H

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

May 1 1824 (published)

Artist/maker

Ward, James, born 1769 - died 1859 (artist)
Ackermann & Co. (publisher)

Dimensions

Height: 13.25 in, Width: 18 in

Object history note

Copenhagen (1808-1836) was the Duke of Wellington's horse upon which he rode to war at the 1815 Battle of Waterloo, and continued to ride at other engagements and parades.

Descriptive line

James Ward. Equestrian lithograph after his own artwork. Published May 1 1824. Copenhagen, the Duke of Wellington's charger.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1949, London: HMSO, 1961.
J. Frankau. William Ward, A.R.A., and James Ward, R.A., London, 1904.

Techniques

Lithography

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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