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LEPAGE : PARIS

Sporting gun

1780 - 1820

RCIN 61154

This gun was presented to the Prince Regent by Lieutenant Brooke of the Blues (Royal Horse Guards) in 1817. In a note to Sir Benjamin Bloomfield, the Prince's private secretary, it was described by as having been 'constantly used by Bonaparte... [he] had it with him during his residence in the Isle of Elba'.

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