Antique Print-MILITARY UNIFORMS-BRITISH-MIDDLESEX-VICTORIA RIFLES-Giles-1900

Price: € 27,50

Subject: Original lithographed print, captioned: "The 1st Middlesex (Victoria Rifles) Volunteers. (4th Volunteer Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps)".
Condition: Excellent given age. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Colour lithograph on a velin type paper after a painting.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 28 x 20.5 cm. The image size is ca. 21.5 x 15.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 11 x 8.1 inch. The image size is ca. 8.5 x 6.1 inch.
Part Number: 28334
Location: (PCO) C177-19
Description: This original print originates from: "The British Imperial Forces" or "Her Majesty's Army", by Frank Feller, G.D. Giles, et al. (London: Virtue and Co., ca. 1900).

Artists and Engravers: Frank Feller (fl. 1880-1910): a Swiss artist who settled in England and made a career as an illustrator and painter. His most famous painting was entitled The Last Eleven at Maiwand completed in 1882. It depicted a small handful of men from the 66th Regiment with their regimental mascot, 'Bobby' making a last stand as Afghan horseman approach. Godfrey Douglas Giles Godfrey Douglas Giles (1857-1941): a painter of horses, military scenes and battles, many experienced at first hand while on service with the British Army in India, Afghanistan, Egypt and South Africa. He produced numerous caricatures for the magazine Vanity Fair.