art prints by historical artist Mark Churms of the Napoleonic wars
including the assault on San Sebastian during the Peninsula War and the
battles of Friedland, Quatrebras and Waterloo. All limited edition art
prints published by Cranston Fine Arts.
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Wellington Leaving Quatre Bras for Waterloo by Mark Churms.
Wellington watches as his army retires from the battle field area of Quatrebras
Item Code : DHM0253
Wellington Leaving Quatre Bras for Waterloo by Mark Churms. - Editions Available
Storming of Badajoz by the Sherwood Foresters painting by Mark Churms. (P)
On the night of 6th April 1812 Wellingtons Army, surrounding the walled Spanish town of Badajoz (garrisoned by Napoleons soldiers under general Baron Philippon) is ready to attack! The men of the 45th regiment from Pictons 3rd Division launch themselves in a desperate and bloody assault against the north castle wall. Carrying improvised ladders, the men have their top buttons undone, overalls rolled up and are stripped for action. The castles defenders (Germans, allied to Napoleon of the Graf und Erbprinz Regiment from Hesse-Darmstadt) partroling the walls in their greatcoats are intially surprised by the bold assault from this sector but they have been preparing the strong defenses for some time. Soon the night air is full of musketry, falling masonry, burning bundles of ropes and exploding grenades or mines. Despite the horrific casualties suffered the attackers press home. As the first scaling ladders are raised near a small bell tower the young Lt. James Macpherson reaches for t.........