Famous People & Battles

A wide range of famous military leaders and battles are represented in the military and mounted police collection. Most of these artifacts were purchased from the Royal United Service Institute Museum in London, England. The collection includes objects that were at famous battles and items that were owned by men like Pizarro and Napoleon.

Selection of objects related to famous individuals

Selection of objects related to famous individuals

(L-R): Telescope, Napoleon Bonaparte; Snuff Box, General James Wolfe; Stoneware Mug in image of Lord Horatio Nelson; Watch, Oliver Cromwell; Box, Sir Francis Drake

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