THE INSPIRATION PAGE A picture paints a thousand words!
Last Stand of the 44th Regiment at Gandamak by W. B. Wollen. January 1842. 1st Anglo-Afghan War.
Action on the Heights of Truckee by Daniel Cunliffe (1801-71). A scene from the 1st Anglo-Afghan War.
Napier's Conquest of Scinde, 1843. Battle of Meeane (above) and Battle of Hyderabad (below), by George Jones.
HM 31st (The Huntingdonshire) Regiment attacking at the Battle of Sobraon (10 February 1846) during the 1st Anglo-Sikh War.
Lithograph from an oil by Henry Martens.
The 14th (The King's) Regiment of Light Dragoons in action during the 2nd Anglo-Sikh War.
Basotho Warrior, photographed somewhat later in the century, but nevertheless, dressed and armed just as he or his father would have been in the 1840s and 1850s.
Private of the 12th Lancers, Battle of Berea, 20 December 1852.
Artist: Michael Perry.
Lt-Gen. the Hon. George Cathcart and staff at the Battle of Berea.
Lithograph from an oil by Lt. Thomas Goodrich (present at the battle).