Lot 512: [Wellington, Duke Of]



2015-09-16 14:07:30

Lot 512: [Wellington Duke Of]: (1769-1852) Anglo-Irish Field Marshal & British Prime Minister 1828-30, 1834. Copenhagen (1808-1836) The Duke Of Wellington'S War Horse, Which He Most Famously Rode At The Battle Of Waterloo. A Significant Selection Of Long Brown Horse Hairs, Apparently Cut From The Mane Of Copenhagen, Accompanied By A Contemporary Note In An Unidentified Hand On An Irregularly Torn Piece Of 12Mo Paper, Stating, In Full, 'Copenhagen'S Mane. The Duke Of Wellington'S Horse At The Battle Of Waterloo'. Together With A Partially Printed 12Mo Card, Completed In The Duke Of Wellington'S Hand, Requesting The Honor Of Mr. Brooke'S Company At Dinner On The 25Th October At Seven O'Clock, Issued From Walmer Castle And Requesting The Favour Of An Answer. Annotated By Brooke In Ink To The Verso '25 Oct 1838, Not Well, Sent An Excuse'. G To Vg, 2] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £200-300
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