Light Dragoons Serving in the East Indies.
London. Pub.d. 2.nd. July 1812 by Colnaghi & C.o. 23 Cockspur Street.
Very fine coloured aquatint, with large margins. Plate: 255 x 330mm (9 x 13"). Three small holes in left-hand margin from binding. Staining on lover edge of lower margin.
Exterior scene depicting three mounted soldiers from three Light Dragoon cavalry regiments galloping across the landscape, brandishing weapons. A small temple-like building and a man driving an elephant and camel can be seen in the distance. The 22nd Dragoons (disbanded in 1945), the 8th Dragoons (now 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars) and the 24th Dragoons (disbanded in 1819) all served in India at the turn of the nineteenth-century. From 'Costumes of the army of the British Empire, according to the last regulation of 1812'.
[Ref: 33489] £360.00