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Founder's Day, 8 June 2006

© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: The Royal Hospital Chelsea

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Founder's Day is held on a day as close as possible to the 29th May every year. This is the birthday of Charles II as well as the date of his restoration as King in May 1660. It is also known as 'Oak Apple Day' as it commemorates the escape of the future King Charles after the Battle of Worcester when he hid in an oak tree to avoid capture by the Parliamentary forces. The Chelsea Pensioners are usually reviewed by a member of the Royal Family.

The Royal Hospital Chelsea

London


Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 77 x W 125 cm

Accession number

111

Work type

Painting


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Royal Hospital Road, London, Greater London SW3 4SR England

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