Burma, 1842 - "In a humid and disease ridden environment British troops - such as these Light Company men of the 38th Foot - fought in uniforms which were no different from the summer review order of England. Rangoon became "one vast hospital ... it was as gloomy a scene as could be conceived, to see our soldiers crawling about on all sides, in their hospital clothing, ghastly as ghosts." In the collection of 3rd Battalion The Mercian Regiment (Staffords)" Art by Rob Chapman
"Sergente della compagnia granatieri del 1º battaglione del 79º reggimento di fanteria 'Cameron Highlanders', Waterloo 1815", Giorgio Albertini
British; 18th(The Royal Irish) Regiment of Foot at Rangoon, 1852 by C.B. Spalding. This apparently accurate on the spot sketch contains a serious anomaly. The Royal Irish like all Royal regiments wore blue facings, These soldiers wear yellow facings even though the backpack of at least one soldier shows the numeral 18.
Chasseur è cheval dela Garde Royale françcaise 1815 Finart, David Noël Dieudonné (artist) One of a collection of 88 original watercolors signed by Finart of Russian, British, Austrian, Bavarian, Prussian and French uniform figures. Soldier in green and gray pointing with right hand, from behind.
Erhard Schön - Büchsenmyester (Busmeester) - circa 1530 A regiment lansquenets consisted mainly of foot soldiers, but had also an artillery unit. Busmeesters like this 'Jörg Püchsenmeyster' were responsible for the gun. Because of their specific knowledge and skills they enjoyed many privileges. This sheet is very nicely colored. The clothes are even gold find. Heightened