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The Death of Wolfe

Photo credit: The Fusilier Museum, Bury

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This painting depicts the death of Major General James Wolfe, who commanded the 20th Regiment of Foot from 1750 to 1758. In 1759 Wolfe was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the British forces that conquered Quebec. This painting depicts Wolfe's heroic death at the Battle of the Plains of Abraham in 1759.

The Fusilier Museum, Bury



oil on canvas


H 74.1 x W 92.3 cm

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Moss Street, Bury, Greater Manchester BL9 0DF England

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