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Panoramic scene of the field of Battle, near Waterloo ... for the Panorama, Leicester Square

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1101

Scope and Contents

There are 8 parts to the panorama and it was intended that they be joined together to form a complete circle. The viewer would then stand in the centre and have a panoramic view of the entire scene of Battle.

Each part is around 60cm x 29cm.

Drawn on the Plateau of Mont St. Jean, they show:
  1. - No.1 -The farm at La Haye Saint, and more
  2. - No.2 - Around the orchard of La Haye Saint, and more
  3. - No.3 - Prominent part of the Plateau of Mont St. Jean, and more
  4. - No.4 - The crest of the hill on which the Imperial Guards were charged, and more
  5. - No.5 - The village of Braine La Leude, and more
  6. - No.6 - The village of Mont St. Jean, and more
  7. - No.7 - The Forest of Soigne, and more
  8. - No.8 - Road and hedge leading to Ter La Haye, and more

Dates

  • 1816

Language of Materials

English

Extent

8 parts, 60cm x 29cm

Physical Location

E2006.41
Title
Panoramic scene of the field of Battle, near Waterloo, for the Panorama, Leicester Square, by Henry Aston Barker, 1816

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Centre for Research Collections
University of Edinburgh Main Library
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Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
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