Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey (1768-1854) British Army officer and politician



During the Battle of Waterloo he was close to Wellington when his leg was hit by a cannonball, and exclaimed, “By God, sir, I’ve lost my leg!” — to which Wellington replied, “By God, sir, so you have!”
Engraved by S. Freeman, after the original by Sir Thomas Lawrence PRA, for the ‘National Portrait Gallery of Illustrious and Eminent Personages of the 19th Century’ by William Jerdan. Published by Fisher, Son and Jackson, London 1834.

Steel engraving
Image size 90 x 114 mm
600 ppi