Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


“Bonaparte on St. Helena Island”

“Bonaparte on St. Helena Island”

- January 16, 1816

The first published engraving of Napoléon at St. Helena shows him standing in front of The Briars, the residence of William Balcombe, the East India Company agent. Napoléon became very fond of the family, particularly of 14-year-old Betsy, who, with the innocence of youth, treated him as an equal. She frequently pointed out that he cheated at cards.

Engraving on paper



ROYALTY POST NAPOLEONIC CARLOS MARIA ISIDRO INFANTE OF SPAIN HIS BODYGUARD SWORD picture

ROYALTY POST NAPOLEONIC CARLOS MARIA ISIDRO INFANTE OF SPAIN HIS BODYGUARD SWORD

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NAPOLEONIC GARDE DE BATTAILLE SWORD FROM KING WILLIAM BODYGUARD USED AT WATERLOO picture

NAPOLEONIC GARDE DE BATTAILLE SWORD FROM KING WILLIAM BODYGUARD USED AT WATERLOO

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Napoleonic War Period 1796 P Heavy Cavalry Officer'c Dress Sword picture

Napoleonic War Period 1796 P Heavy Cavalry Officer'c Dress Sword

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NAPOLEONIC BRITISH ROYAL MARINES SWORD CAPT LOCKE BATTLE NEW ORLEANS WAR OF 1812 picture

NAPOLEONIC BRITISH ROYAL MARINES SWORD CAPT LOCKE BATTLE NEW ORLEANS WAR OF 1812

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NAPOLEONIC BRITISH FRENCH MAMELUKE SWORD SHAMSHIR HIGH RANKING OFFICER CA 1790 picture

NAPOLEONIC BRITISH FRENCH MAMELUKE SWORD SHAMSHIR HIGH RANKING OFFICER CA 1790

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NAPOLEONIC HIGH RANKING BRITISH OFFICER SWORD MADE BY KING GEORGE III CUTLER picture

NAPOLEONIC HIGH RANKING BRITISH OFFICER SWORD MADE BY KING GEORGE III CUTLER

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