Arthur Of British Soldier And Statesman. Engraved By H.Ryall From The Original By Sir.From England's Battles By Sea (Blue) And Land By Lieut Col Williams, The London Printing And Publishing Company Circa Poster Print x
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. 1769 - 1852. 'The Iron Duke' was a British general during the Napoleonic wars who led British forces in the Peninsular War through Spain in the early nineteenth century. His most famous action was as the commander of British forces at the Battle of Waterloo where he fought a costly but effective defensive battle. After the war he had a brief time as Prime Minister.