Object archive

The Morning of Waterloo

The Morning of Waterloo This artwork on display on the first floor of the Museum is by James De Vine Aylward and was painted in 1917.  It is a small oil painting on board measuring 18.5 cm by 28cm and depicts the Duke of Wellington on the morning of the battle of Waterloo, 18th June…

Russian Icon Found on the Inkerman Battlefield

. This small Russian icon depicting Madonna and Child measures 120mm x 60mm was found on the ground following the battle of Inkerman in 1854.  The object is one of several items found on the battlefield that are on display on the first floor of the Museum in the Crimean Section. The Battle of Inkerman …

Calais 1940 by ‘Spar’

The cartoon above featured in the Daily Mirror in 1940 after the action that took place that year, known as the Defence of Calais. The artwork was created by the cartoonist known as ‘Spar’ who served with the Queen Victoria Rifles and is on display in the World War II section at The Royal Green…

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