Bonaparte and the British: Prints and Propaganda in the Age of Napoleon

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If all publicity is good publicity, perhaps Napoleon was lucky to have seen his career peak at the same time as the popularity of political satire. This exhibition of printed propaganda from both sides of the Channel sees the formidable leader both reviled and glorified, so you can weigh up the pros and cons for yourself. Works by both French and British satirists will demonstrate the visual language that was born from political and military tensions over two centuries ago, in the years preceding the Battle of Waterloo.


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