Tag Archives: Waterloo

On This Day: 16 June 1815

On this day 200 years ago The Black Watch was present at the Battle of Quatre Bras. The battle is depicted in ‘The Black Watch at Bay’ by W B Wollen, an epic-scale painting from the Museum collection. The painting … Continue reading

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Waterloo Connections: Quarter Master Sergeant James Anton

In the run up to the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, find out more about one of our best contemporary sources on the period – Quarter Master Sergeant James Anton, 42nd Royal Highlanders. Anton was born in Huntly, … Continue reading

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Medals! Medals! Medals!

We have a lot of medals. You’d expect that from a military museum. When we look at our collection it very much falls in to three almost equal parts: paper, medals and the rest. So medals make up an important … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: Figure of Sergeant George Rose

One of the Museum’s latest acquisitions, donated by the National Army Museum, is a mannequin in the form of Sergeant George Rose. For the last few weeks George has been camping out in the French Wars gallery of the Museum, … Continue reading

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