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A caricature of a Briton in Paris in 1814, from “Peace Breaks Out” © Courtesy of the trustees of Sir John Soane’s museum


Peace Breaks Out! London and Paris in the summer of 1814 Sir John Soane’s Museum, from 20th June

In contrast to the procession of events marking the centenary of the start of the First World War, the Soane Museum celebrates the glorious summer a hundred years earlier, when Napoleon was defeated and what was hoped to be a lasting peace broke out…

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