Captain John Wilson Being Saved by an Indian Woman After the Battle of Chippawa, 1814 - Details
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   Captain John Wilson Being Saved by an Indian Woman After the Battle of Chippawa, 1814 (image/jpeg)
Title Captain John Wilson Being Saved by an Indian Woman After the Battle of Chippawa, 1814
Creator  Jones, George, 1786-1869
Type  Still Image
Medium  oil painting
Extent  40 cm x 29 cm
Notes  "Captain John Wilson was wounded seven times, and, having been left on the battlefield, was attacked by an Indian with a knife. Wilson killed the Indian and was then suckled and kept alive by an Indian woman from the nearby village. Captain Wilson was exchanged in 1815, along with the other survivors from amongst those captured" - from Pontius Pilate's Bodyguard: a History of the First or the Royal Regiment of Foot, The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) by Robert H. Paterson, 2001.
Is Part of  Private Ownership
Rights Management  May not be reproduced without permission of the Curator of the Royal Scots Regimental Museum, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Scotland at http://www.theroyalscots.co.uk/museum.html
Provenance  Digital Image donated by the Royal Scots Regimental Museum
Subject  War - War of 1812 - Battle of Chippawa
  Niagara Falls - Horseshoe Falls
  Native Peoples
  Military
  Churches
Place Name  Chippawa (inhabited place)
Link  http://www.theroyalscots.co.uk/museum.html
Record ID  260168
Digital image 
Format image/jpeg
Size  750px X 507px
Resolution  150ppi X 150ppi
Digitization Colour Scan
Equipment Other
Date 2006-06-14

 

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