The exhibition includes three paintings Vereshchagin from the series "1812", cavalry and infantry sabers, officer's sword and uniform of the musician of the regiment of linear infantry - all the exhibits of the late XVIII - early XIX centuries. from funds State Historical Museum.
The central exhibits of the exhibition are paintings "Napoleon in winter clothes", "Napoleon on Poklonnaya Hill in anticipation of a deputation" and "Zarevo. Zamoskvorechye "the artist wrote, based on a large number of documents and books in Russian and French. He restored the image of the emperor, relying on the memories of witnesses and eyewitnesses, and in the battle scenes he was guided by his own experience.
Also, the exhibition was supplemented by the original works of Vasily Vereshchagin from the funds of the Cherepovets Museum Association.