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POSTCARD set: Prince Józef Antoni PONIATOWSKI 1763-1813

This publication commemorates the 250th birthday anniversary of Prince Józef Poniatowski and the 200th anniversary of his death.

The series of 12 large full-colour postcards (8,3 x 5,8 in, 21 x 14,8 cm) painted by Ryszard Morawski presents the Prince in uniforms worn between 1807 and 1813 (9 postcards) as well as memorabilia of the Supreme Commander that has been preserved in Polish Museums until the present day (3 postcards). Each postcard is captioned on the reverse side in four languages: Polish, French, English and German. Included with the set is a 16-page pamphlet which contains Jan Ciałowicz's articles on Józef Poniatowski and a short bio of the Prince translated into French, English and German. The cover of the case shows Prince Józef Poniatowski as General of Division, in Polish parade dress used between 1809 and 1813. 

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Description of postcards:

1. Commander-in-Chief, General of Division Prince Józef Poniatowski in full dress, 1809 
2. Memorabilia of the Commander-in-Chief: 1. The Grand Cross of the Military Order of the Duchy of Warsaw (Virtuti Militari); 2-3. The Star of the Military       Order: embroidery and metal; 4. The Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour; 5-6. The Star of the Legion of Honour: embroidery and metal; 7. Epaulette of the General of Division according to regulations of September 3, 1810; 8. Epaulette - side view; 9. Epaulette of the Commander-in-Chief 
3. General of Division Prince Józef Poniatowski in undress uniform of uhlan pattern circa 1809. 
4. General of Division Prince Józef Poniatowski in general's uniform (early 1807 - following the pattern of the national cavalry uniform of before 1795) with forage cap - konfederatka, a soft cap with a square crown and lambskin band 
5. Memorabilia of the Commander-in-Chief: 1-2. Sword with scabbard, 18th century; 3. Banner of the headquarters, 1813; 4. Banner of the headquarters, 1807; 5. General's sash, second half of the 18th century 
6. General of Division Prince Józef Poniatowski in undress uniform, so-called first uniform according to regulations of September 3, 1810 
7. General of Division Prince Józef Poniatowski in undress uniform according to regulations of September 3, 1810 and in fur cape. Prince Józef Poniatowski was wearing such a uniform during his last battle in Leipzig in October, 1813 
8. Memorabilia of the Commander-in-Chief: 1. Uniform tailcoat of the French type; 2. General's tailcoat of the French type; 3. Steel spur; 4. Oriental type sabre; 5. Fragment of the silver scabbard with the prince's monogram; 6. A pair of flintlocks; 7. One of the princes' pipes 
9. General of Division Prince Józef Poniatowski in dress uniform wearing an overcoat and a round crimson forage cap, after 1810 
10. General of Division Prince Józef Poniatowski in a double-breasted tailcoat, so-called second small uniform according to regulations of September 3, 1810 (according the regulations a bicorn hat was to be worn with this uniform) 
11. General of Division Prince Józef Poniatowski in undress uniform, 1813 
12. General of Division Prince Józef Poniatowski in double-breasted tailcoat, so-called second undress uniform according to regulations of September 3, 1810