Scotland Forever!

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Scotland Forever! bi Lady Elizabeth Butler.

Scotland Forever! is an 1881 paintin bi Lady Butler depictin the stairt o the cavalry charge o the Royal Scots Greys who chargit alongside the Inglis heavy cavalry at the Battle o Waterloo in 1815 durin the Napoleonic wars. In actuality, it appears that the Scots Greys never stairtit the charge at a gallop, due tae the broken ground, an insteid advancit at a quick walk. The paintin is hoosed the nou at the Leeds Art Gallery, havin been ane o its airliest acquisitions, a gift frae Colonel Thomas Walter Harding (1843–1927).[1]

The paintin wis aa an inspiration for the depiction o the same charge in the film Waterloo.[citation needit]

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