- Museum number
Object: Retour de L'Ile d'Elbe. 1815.
Series: Cent jours de la vie d'un Grand Homme
Plate 2: Napoleon in the centre, on a path in the countryside, raising his arm to greet troops faithful to him and cheering to right, watched by serried ranks of soldiers to left, presumablty sent to arrest him; a few civilian bystanders in ther foreground. 1833
- Production date
Height: 106 millimetres (inner ruled border)
Width: 203 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The series is described in the Bibliographie de la France entry for 21 décembre 1833, no. 774, as comprising six plates and an additional sheet with four portraits. Plate 1 is not included in the British Museum set.
The series commemorates the principal events during Napoleon's 'Hundred Days' period in 1815.
- Not on display
- Associated events
Associated Event: Napoleon's Return from Elba 1815
Associated Event: Hundred Days 1815
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number