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Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington (1769-1852) by Sir George Hayter - George Hayter - Wikimedia Commons

Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington by Sir George Hayter - George Hayter - Wikimedia Commons

Thomas Sully (1783-1872), "Portrait of Levi Fletcher" - Morris Museum of Art ~ Augusta, Georgia, USA

Thomas Sully "Portrait of Levi Fletcher" - Morris Museum of Art ~ Augusta, Georgia, USA

Louis Antoine de Saint Just, 1793 painted by Pierre-Paul Prud'hon. Called 'the Angel of Death' so was his enthusiasm for sentencing people to #death during the Reign of #Terror, particularly the King. He ended up also dying by #guillotine, 28 July 1794 age 26.

Louis Antoine de Saint Just, 1793 Pierre-Paul Prud'hon. Called 'the Angel of Death' so was his enthusiasm for sentencing people to death during the Reign of Terror, particularly the King. He ended up also dying by guillotine, 28 July 1794 age

Thomas Paine, January 13, 1777  “Perhaps you thought America too was taking a nap, and therefore chose, like Satan to Eve, to whisper the delusion softly, lest you should awaken her. This continent, sir, is too extensive to sleep all at once, and too watchful, even in its slumbers, not to startle at the unhallowed foot of an invader.”

Thomas Paine — ‘To argue with a man who has renounced the use and authority of reason, and whose philosophy consists in holding humanity in contempt, is .

(MATTHEW PRITCHARD) Portrait of Hart Davis, Jr., by Sir Thomas Lawrence. Private collection.

Sir Thomas Lawrence (British [Romanticism, Portrait artist] Portrait of Hart Davis, Jr.

Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, KG, GCB, 1st Duke of Wellington (c)1820 by Peter Edward Stroehling (1768-1826).

Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, KG, GCB, Duke of Wellington by Peter Edward Stroehling

The Sixth Duke | georgian-empress:   Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of...

Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington 1 May 1769 14 September 1852 was an AngloIrish soldier and statesman who was one of the leading m

Sir Walter Scott by Lawrence - Sir Walter grew up on a farm next to Smailholm Tower where the Border Reiver Pringle family once held sway. He was fascinated by the stories and legends of the Borderlands he loved so much.  His fellow Border Reiver descendants are grateful that he wrote them down.

Today is the birthday of Sir Walter Scott, born in He was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet, popular throughout much of the.

Author: Franz Kruger. Portraiture, Painting, Oil on canvas, 97.5x76 cm. Origin: Germany, 1850. Source of entry: State Museum of Ethnography of the Peoples of the USSR, Leningrad, 1941. Theme: History.

Portrait of Fersen - Franz Kruger

Hippolyte Delaroche 1829 | Claude Monet | oil painting #impressionism

Hippolyte Delaroche 1829 Painting | Claude Oscar Monet | Oil Painting Reproduction

Hippolyte Delaroche 1829 | Claude Monet | oil painting #impressionism

Sir William Beechey (English, 1753-1839)  Portrait of Field Marshal, Duke of Wellington, after 1814  Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in.

Sir William Beechey (English, Portrait of Field Marshal, Duke of Wellington, after 1814 Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in.

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