Primary Source

Celebrating Napoleon's Birthday on the Island of St. Helena

  • Cartoon of Napoleon charging into "battle"

Annotation

In this cartoon, Napoleon is portrayed as a buffoon, riding a goat in a charge against rodents, mocking his warlike instincts.

"Celebrating Napoleon's Birthday on the Island of St. Helena," 1770-1870, Bibliothèque Nationale de France.

Credits

Collection de Vinck. Vol. 75 (pièces 9730-9816), Restauration et Cent-Jours, Bibliothèque Nationale de France.

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