Death of Major General Sir William Ponsonby, 1815

Manskirch, M Dubourg

Death of Major General Sir William Ponsonby, 1815
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm

Death of Major General Sir William Ponsonby, 1815.

Aquatint drawn by Manskirch, engraved by M Dubourg, 1817.

Ponsonby commanded the Union Cavalry Brigade at the Battle of Waterloo.He rode too far after their charge against Marshal Drouet D'Erlon's I Corps. Ponsoby’s horse became mired in mud near the enemy lines and he was killed by Polish lancers during a French counter-attack.

From ‘Historic, Military and Naval anecdotes, of personal valour, bravery and particular incidents which occurred to the armies of Great Britain, 1803-15, and her allies, in the last long-contested war terminating with the Battle of Waterloo’, published by Edward Orme, 1819.

Image Details

Negative No.
 
1005009
Accession No.
 
NAM. 1971-02-33-533-23

© National Army Museum Copyright

buy a print

Select size
 
Select finish
 
How many prints?
 
£20.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas