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The best pictures of Wellington’s horse, ‘Copenhagen’

Posted in Animals, Best pictures, Famous battles, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, War on Thursday, 1 October 2015

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The best pictures of Wellington’s horse, ‘Copenhagen’, are striking images of the Iron Duke’s favourite charger ridden by him at Waterloo.
The first picture is an equestrian portrait showing man and horse after the Battle of Salamanca.

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Duke of Wellington after Salamanca by James E McConnell

The second picture shows ‘Copenhagen’ alone.

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Copenhagen, the Duke of Wellington's Charger

The third picture shows the Duke with ‘Copenhagen’ after the Battle of Waterloo.

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Duke of Wellington with 'Copenhagen' looking across the battlefield after Waterloo

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