The Tenth in India, Kirkee 1854.Drill Order.
London, Published March 12.th. 1855 by Rudolph Ackermann at his Military and Sporting Gallery 191 Regent Street.
Lithograph. Rare and fine. Sheet: 400 x 310mm, (15¾ x 12"). Some staining in margins.
A view of 10th Hussars in drill order on the plains near to Kirkee in Mahaarashtra, India. Following the Battle of Kirkee in 1817, in which the British East India Company defeated the Marathas, the British set up a cantonment at Kirkee in which the 10th Hussars were stationed between 1846 and 1855. The sweeping plains of India provided the perfect environment for the cavalry to practice their drill manoeuvers on a large scale, something which was not possible in England.
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