Captain James Skinner, 1842

Lieutenant Vincent Eyre

Captain James Skinner, 1842
4 0 c m
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm

The Late Captain James Skinner, 61st Bengal Native Infantry, 1842.

Coloured lithograph by and after Lieutenant Vincent Eyre, Bengal Artillery, 1843 (c).

The artist’s original drawings were made during his captivity in Afghanistan after the Retreat from Kabul during the 1st Afghan War (1838-1842).

From ‘Portraits of the Kabul Prisoners’, a set of pre-publication coloured lithographs later published by John Murray in 1843.

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NAM. 1950-11-55-1

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