Waterloo to Wellington


    Modern History Art

    Waterloo to Wellington

    From Iron Duke to Enlightened College

    Joanna Seldon

    Scala 2015

    Hardback 168pp Illustrated 248x200mm

    9781857599428   Product Code: 23519

    As a wartime commander and peacetime politician, the Duke of Wellington towered over British life throughout the first half of the 19th century. In 1856, four years after his death, Queen Victoria laid the foundation stone of Wellington College, a school in Berkshire for servicemen's sons. Handsomely illustrated with colour photographs and period images, this book charts the Duke's career, and reflects on how his character and intellect have shaped to this day the school named in his honour.

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