Battle of Isandhlwana 22nd January 1879 (Major Figures of the Battle) by Stuart Liptrot (P)
The centre drawing shows the last groups of soldiers of the 24th South Wales Borderers at Isandhlwana during the last of the battle as the force consisting of 2 guns and 70 men of N Battery, 5th Brigade, Royal Artillery, 5 companies of 1st Battalion, the 24th Foot, 1 company of 2nd Battalion, the 24th Foot, Mounted volunteers and Natal Police and two companies of the Natal Native Infantry is overrun by superior numbers of Zulu warriors. Surrounding the centre drawing are portraits of some of the main figures. These are from top left : Lieutenant Colonel H B Pulleine 24th Regt, Lieutenant N J A Coghill 1/24th Regt, Quartermaster E Bloomfield 2/24th Regt, Captain R Younghusband 1/24th Regt, Private S Wassall VC 80th Regt, Brevet Major S Smith Royal Artillery, Brevet Colonel A W Durnford Royal Engineers, Lieutenant T Melville VC 1/24th Regt, Lieutenant H Smith-Dorrien 95th Regt and Lieutenant C D Pope 2/24th Regt. The losses during the battle were 52 British officers and 806 non-commissioned ranks and 471 Africans died fighting for the British. Zulu warrior dead were around 2,000 dead either on the field or from wounds. There were only around 60 Europeans who survived the battle.
|Item Code : DHM1201P||Battle of Isandhlwana 22nd January 1879 (Major Figures of the Battle) by Stuart Liptrot (P) - This Edition|
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| Original artwork in pencil. ||Artist : Stuart Liptrot||£700.00|
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