Uniform of British Army in 1820
|Main Creator:||Sadler, William, artist|
Four military officers in different regimental uniforms. Inscribed in ink above their heads are their names or rank: Coll. Perry 16th Lancers; A Regimental Doctor 70th Reg. The 70th called the "Black Dogs"; An officer of the Green Horse, 5th Dragoon; Sir Charles Asgill - Co. of the 11th.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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[between ca. 1868 and 1880].
Inscribed in ink on verso: 16 Dragoons Princess Charlotte of Wales Oranges facing Silver L[ake?] about this time made [Lancers]. Considered one of the smartest Regiments of the day. Severly cut up at Waterloo - in charging the French Heavy Cavalry - Regimental Doctor 70 Regt. [70?] Glory in the name of the "Black Dogs" - Green Horse a celebrated old corps - Salamanca [...?] - no. 3 - The Eleventh called the Bloody 11th from being frequently cut up in action. This Regiment was at the Battle of the Boyne = [E.T.C?] Dragoons at Foot Drill. Fourth Figure - Collonel [sic] Sir Charles Asgill or The Command of Eleventh, 1820.
Physical description: 1 drawing : watercolour ; 12.5 x 15.1 cm..
Attributed to William Sadler.