File:Duke of Wellington Photo.jpg

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English: Portrait of the aged Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Medium daguerreotype
medium QS:P186,Q179744
creator QS:P170,Q2853823
Other versions Derivative works of this file: Duke of Wellington Photo cleaned.jpgDuke of Wellington Photo cleaned.jpg


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current15:08, 21 February 2012Thumbnail for version as of 15:08, 21 February 2012768 × 994 (739 KB)MarcusBritish (talk | contribs)Wellington enhanced to separate from background
12:47, 1 January 2012Thumbnail for version as of 12:47, 1 January 2012768 × 994 (346 KB)MarcusBritish (talk | contribs)Reverted to version as of 23:45, 7 January 2010 – edits were unfaithful to daguerreotype appearance, caused loss of detail and contrast and looked more like a photocopy than high-res scan.
13:53, 21 December 2011Thumbnail for version as of 13:53, 21 December 2011750 × 938 (554 KB)Soerfm (talk | contribs)Color, contrast
23:45, 7 January 2010Thumbnail for version as of 23:45, 7 January 2010768 × 994 (346 KB)Connormah (talk | contribs)higher res
13:34, 4 January 2009Thumbnail for version as of 13:34, 4 January 2009386 × 500 (144 KB)Lord Horatio Nelson~commonswiki (talk | contribs){{Information |Description={{en|1=A daguerreotype of the aged Duke of Wellington in 1844 taken just a few years after the invention of photography. }} |Source= |Author=Unknown |Date=1844 |Pe
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