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Wellington Picture Medal


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Type Medal
Title Wellington Picture Medal
Creator John Baumgart
Date 1815
Country England
Composition gold gilt bronze
Description Duke of Wellington "picture medal," with inset rondels depicting battles of the British army in Portugal, Spain, and France, from the year 1808 to 1814 (the "Peninsular Wars," under the command of Arthur, Duke of Wellington. English, 75mm, by J. Porter. Within the container there are 15 colored 67mm paper discs that were engraved by Edward Orme. The discs depicting actions at various battles including Salamanca, St. Sebastian, Badajoz, Douro, Cuidad Rodrigo, Vittoria, Albuera, Toulouse, Pam Pelleluna, Talavera, Vimiero, Busrco and Waterloo.

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