[Steady the Drums and Fifes.]
[Goupil & C.ie c.1900.]
Photogravure on india, proof before title. 620 x 860mm, 24½ x 33¾".
The drummer boys of the 57th Regiment (Middlesex, Die-Hards) drawn up under fire on at Albuera (16th May 1811), one of the bloodiest battle of the Peninsula war. Elizabeth Thompson, Lady Butler (1846–1933), one of the few female military artists of the nineteenth century. Her most famous painting, 'Scotland Forever', depicts the charge of the Scots Greys at the Battle of Waterloo. Goupil & Company
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