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One of several drawings from "La Vieille Armee francaise" (1820) or "La Vie politique et militaire de Napoleon" (Paris, 1826), showing infantry uniforms or "military exploits under the First Empire, which made [Charlet's] work popular with the opposition under the Restoration and influential in the propagation of a mythic view of the Napoleonic era" (Oxford Art Online: Charlet, Nicolas-Toussaint). This illustration portrays a nostalgic view of Napoleon Bonaparte on one of his military campaigns. Napoleon is seated on his horse, wearing white trousers, black boots, and a black coat. He is wearing his bicorne hat and is facing away from the viewer in a pensive posture.