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.

This source is a part of the The Napoleonic Experience teaching module.

Credits

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

How to Cite This Source

"Celebrating Napoleon's Birthday on the Island of St. Helena," in World History Commons, https://worldhistorycommons.org/celebrating-napoleons-birthday-island-st-helena [accessed January 20, 2022]