(An Officer of the 7th or Queen’s Hussars, taken from Life).

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(An Officer of the 7th or Queen’s Hussars, taken from Life).
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An officer in Hussar’s uniform stands in profile to the right, one hand on his hip and the other on the hilt of his sabre. A portrait of Colonel Edward Kerrison (1774-1853). Mentioned in despatches by Wellington for his part in the charge of the 7th Hussars under Lord Edward Somerset at Orthes, Kerrison next served in the campaign of 1815, and was slightly wounded at Waterloo, where his horse was shot under him; but he continued with his regiment, and took part in the occupation of Paris. On his return to England he was nominated a commander of the Bath, and knighted 5 Jan. 1816. BM 10630.