Hindustani Musket Cavalry, 1824 (c)

Company artist

Hindustani Musket Cavalry, 1824 (c)
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm

'Method of attack with the musket when meeting the enemy head on', 1824 (c).

Watercolour on Oriental paper, by a Company artist, Delhi, 1824 (c).

Lieutenant-Colonel James Skinner's personal manual of cavalry manoeuvres was produced for his officers, based on his experience of commanding cavalry. Written in Persian and Urdu, it detailed British and Indian cavalry manoeuvres, combining the merits of both. The manual was illustrated in beautiful detail by a Company artist.

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NAM. 1977-07-10-1

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