Ascension 2015 Bicentenary of British Settlement

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  • Issue Date : 27 April 2015
  • four values
  • Designed by : Bee Design, from paintings
  • Printed by : BDT Internatonal Security Printing, Dublin
  • Print process : lithography
  • Perforations : 13.75 x 13.75
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Bicentenary of British Settlement: Napoleonic Years, Part III[edit]

55p ~ Napoleon Bonaparte on the Borodino Heights (1812) by Vasili Vasilyevich (1842-1904), painted in 1897
60p ~ Napoleon at Fontainebleau, 31 March 1814, by Paul Delaroche, 1797-1856, Shows disconsolate Napoleon in his aparments after defeat in 1813 at Leipzig
65p ~ Arthur Wellesley, First Duke of Wellington, a painted portrait in uniform after Thomas Lawrence. Wellesley became First Duke of Wellington in 1814 (year of the painting) despite his absence from Britain |-
£1.60 ~ Napoleon dictates his memoirs to General Baron Gourgaud whilst on exile on the island of St Helena, 1818

Sheet stamps[edit]

55p Battle of Borodino
60p Abdication of Napoleon & Exile on Elba
65p Duke of Wellington & Battle of Waterloo
₤1.60 Napoleon's exile at Longwood House