The picture is set in Jew’s Row (off the King’s Road, Chelsea), with the Chelsea Hospital on the left. The soldiers pore over the Duke of Wellington’s despatch dated 19 June, which was reprinted in a special number of the London Gazette on 22 June.
Where to see this painting?
English Heritage, The Wellington Collection, Apsley House
Hyde Park Corner, London, Greater London, England, W1J 7NT
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More on this painting
management transferred from the Victoria and Albert Museum to English Heritage, 2004