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Last moments K020616

WALMER CASTLE, Kent. " Last Moments of the Duke of Wellington". Hand coloured print of the death of Wellington aged 83 at Walmer Castle on 14th September 1852

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Media ID 1873753

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Engraving Wellington


18x24 inch Poster Print

Introducing the captivating "Last Moments K020616" print from our Media Storehouse collection, brought to you in partnership with Historic England Photo Library. This evocative image captures the last moments of the iconic Duke of Wellington, as he peacefully passed away at Walmer Castle in Kent on 14th September 1852. Rich in historical significance, this beautifully hand-coloured print offers a unique glimpse into the past, making it an essential addition to any history or art enthusiast's collection. Immerse yourself in the story of one of the most influential figures in British history and bring a piece of the past into your home or office.

Poster prints are budget friendly enlarged prints in standard poster paper sizes. Printed on 150 gsm Matte Paper for a natural feel and supplied rolled in a tube. Great for framing and should last many years. To clean wipe with a microfiber, non-abrasive cloth or napkin. Our Archival Quality Photo Prints and Fine Art Paper Prints are printed on higher quality paper and the choice of which largely depends on your budget.

Poster prints are budget friendly enlarged prints in standard poster paper sizes (A0, A1, A2, A3 etc). Whilst poster paper is sometimes thinner and less durable than our other paper types, they are still ok for framing and should last many years. Our Archival Quality Photo Prints and Fine Art Paper Prints are printed on higher quality paper and the choice of which largely depends on your budget.

Estimated Product Size is 46.3cm x 61.6cm (18.2" x 24.3")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with portrait (vertical) orientation to match the source image.


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> Fame > Duke of Wellington

> Fine Art > Illustrations and Engravings

> Waterloo 200 > After the Battle - Walmer Castle

> Waterloo 200 > Portraits of Wellington


EDITORS COMMENTS
This photo print, titled "Last Moments K020616" takes us back in time to witness a significant historical event - the final moments of the Duke of Wellington. Hand coloured and beautifully detailed, this engraving captures the solemn scene at Walmer Castle on September 14th, 1852. At the age of 83, the legendary Duke breathes his last breath within these castle walls. The image portrays a sense of quiet dignity as those present pay their respects to one of Britain's greatest military leaders. The somber atmosphere is palpable, with mournful expressions etched upon the faces surrounding him. The composition skillfully draws our attention to Wellington himself - lying peacefully on his deathbed amidst an array of regal furnishings. His weathered face reflects a lifetime marked by triumphs and challenges alike; it is a visage that commands respect and admiration. Through this photograph, we are transported back to a pivotal moment in British history when an era came to an end. It serves as both a testament to Wellington's indelible legacy and a poignant reminder of mortality's inevitability even for great men. Preserved by Historic England Photo Library, this print offers us not only visual delight but also invites contemplation about life's fleeting nature and the enduring impact left behind by remarkable individuals like the Duke of Wellington.

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