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Artist: Brian Palmer
Military Prints of the Battle of
Waterloo showing the 51st Light Infantry, Grenadier Guards, Royal Horse
Guards, Life Guards and Inniskillings at the Battle of Waterloo, published
by Cranston Fine Arts, the military prints company.
Waterloo, 18th June 1815 - Charge of the 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons by Brian Palmer.
To the cheers of Vive L'Empereur 17,000 men of d'Erlon's Corps advanced on the allied left centre in an attempt to break Wellington's line that was already shaken by a massive artillery bombardment. To counter this threat, Wellington launched his heavy cavalry. Forming the centre of the Union Brigade, so called from the composition of English, Irish and Scottish regiments, the Inniskillings charged through the allied infantry and artillery straight to d'Erlon's advancing coloumns inflicting serious casualties and taking many prisoners. Despite appalling losses, the heavy cavalry had gained a welcome respite for Wellington's hard pressed infantry.
Item Code : DHM1292
Waterloo, 18th June 1815 - Charge of the 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons by Brian Palmer. - Editions Available
Charge of the 2nd Royal North British Dragoons (Scots Greys) at Waterloo by Brian Palmer.
After the 2nd Royal North British Dragoons had charged the French artillery, they themselves were charged by the 3rd French Chasseur Chevals and the deadly 4th Regiment of Lancers. The scene depicted shows the French cavalry engaging the Scots Greys.
Item Code : DHM1425
Charge of the 2nd Royal North British Dragoons (Scots Greys) at Waterloo by Brian Palmer. - Editions Available
Charge of the Dutch Lancers against the British Squares at Waterloo by Brian Palmer.
Mistaking the withdrawal of wounded troops from the plateau of Mount St John for a general retreat , Marshal Ney ordered 5000 heavy and light cavalry to charge the allied position. Far from retreating, Wellington was in fact reinforcing his beleaguered front line. Wave after wave of French cavalry repeatedly threw themselves at the allied squares for over an hour but failed to make an impact. Here we see the 30th Regt - now the Queens Lancashire Regt - formed in square repelling The Dutch (Red) Lancers of the Imperial Guard.
Item Code : DHM1415
Charge of the Dutch Lancers against the British Squares at Waterloo by Brian Palmer. - Editions Available