200 Objects of Waterloo

Eagle standard of the French 105th Regiment captured at Waterloo. Copyright National Army Museum.
Explore a Waterloo story through 200 fascinating objects from across the world.

Waterloo 200 Legacy: The Age of Revolution

a collage of images from the Waterloo 200 collection
Find out more about the Waterloo 200 Legacy Plan dedicated to advancing the educational knowledge and value of The Age of Revolution (1775 - 1848).

Delve into your collections & join the revolution!

We want your revolutionary objects, paintings or manuscripts.

a detail of a china jar with a caricature of john Bull and Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleonic pots from the golden age of British satire

The British Museum explores the explosion of British satire on ceramics and in prints.

a print showing Napoleonic era soldiers battling on a rubble strewn hill

The Surgeon's Blade: The Sad Case of Captain St Pol

The gory and tragic tale of an officer who refused to have his leg amputated.

Read and add to The Waterloo 200 Descendants Book

Read about the soldiers who fought at the Battle and contribute your own stories and research.