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'Wellington's First Encounter with the French', 1785

Chromolithograph after George W Joy, published by Cassell, London, 1889.

A classroom scene with Arthur Wellesley (the future Duke of Wellington) as a boy, receiving instruction from Pignerol, his tutor at the Military College of Angers. After his education Arthur was commissioned as an ensign in the British Army in 1787.

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NAM. 1997-06-109-1


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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