Object Title

Drawings x 3

Drawings x 3

Date

1801-1830

Object Number

I.443 1-3

Provenance

According to a note, in the hand of William Reid, then Museum Assistant in the Armouries, 'Deposited by Sir Hugh Jackson, 1949.'

Physical Description

Three watercolour drawings, 'in the manner of Gillray':
1. A group of infantry with fixed bayonets apparently forcing a breach on a defended fortress.
2. A group of 'invalids', most with one or two wooden legs, dressed in blue, with red waistcoats, climbing a flight of stairs, at one o'clock, carrying canteens, perhaps to collect a ration of alcohol.
3. Two 'invalids' in the same blue uniform, seated out of doors, by a sentry box, apparently telling stories to a youthful drummer boy and other soldiers.
Mounted on a single mount and framed.

Dimensions

Dimensions: 1. 3.4 in. x 4.1 in. (8.5 x 10.2 cm.), 2. 3.1 in. x 4.5 in (8 x 11.5 cm.), 3. 3.6 in. x 4.3 in (9.4 x 11.1 cm.), Frame: 19.25 in. x 9.6 in (49 x 24.3 cm.)

Associations

Places England