On this day in history, December 2nd, 1805,
French forces under the command of Napoleon Bonaparte thoroughly crush Austrian and Russian armies at Austerlitz. The Battle of Austerlitz would be one of Napoleon’s greatest victories, bringing an end to the Third Coalition and leading to the dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire.
We didn’t actually have a Risk set, so we decided to make our own. I was in charge of naming.
I think I did an acceptable job.
I like his spirit, but his grasp of American cultural geography needs work.
Downpour In Sudak, 1897
Champs Elysees, Paris, Childe Hassam, 1889
John Atkinson Grimshaw (British, 1836-1993), Whitby from station quay, oil on board, 31.1 x 46.3 cm.
In the Golden Gloaming, by John Atkinson Grimshaw