Bust of the Duke of Wellington
Bust of the Duke of Wellington made in British Gypsum Plaster.
As with all Famous Faces there are objects around the base. For this bust we have included scenes from the Battle of Waterloo with riflemen, horses and canons as well as a small depiction of Napoleons capture.
The etch around the base reads -
"THE BUSINESS OF WAR, AND INDEED LIFE, IS GUESSING WHAT IS ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE HILL"
Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington 1769-1852. Defeated Napolean at the Battle of Waterloo.
Height - 13.5cm