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olicana16 Dec 2017 11:00 a.m. PST

I've managed to add another unit to the roll this week. It's the 14th (Duchess of York's Own) Light Dragoons.

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More pics here:

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I hope you approve of progress so far. Thanks for looking.

James

cavcrazy16 Dec 2017 11:50 a.m. PST

Beautifully done.I am working on a British army for the Peninsular war, and your painting is very inspirational.

wrgmr116 Dec 2017 12:51 p.m. PST

Very nice!

Timmo uk16 Dec 2017 3:05 p.m. PST

Looking very lovely. Great to see you churning them out to sue quality.

For the next regiment horses tended to be matched up for colour by the squadron and sometimes they were swapped around to achieve this, so I've been told. I can't recall the year but the British cavalry stopped mounting trumpeters on greys at some point.

Of course none of this really matters unless you want it to. Have have some of my trumpeters on greys before I read otherwise and I suspect some colonels did what they pleased. I do my British leather black when I know it should be dark brown as it looks better (only IMHO) and my sister told me all her dark brown leather tack has gone black over time with cleaning and preserving that's my excuse.

Markconz16 Dec 2017 6:35 p.m. PST

Beautiful work!

von Winterfeldt17 Dec 2017 12:30 a.m. PST

excellent brush work – I envy your speed and quality of painting

Personal logo paxx88 Supporting Member of TMP17 Dec 2017 4:25 a.m. PST

Very nice indeed-inspiring

bracken Supporting Member of TMP17 Dec 2017 10:54 a.m. PST

I like! Napoleonics are my bug bear I'm affraid 😀 i just can't get to grips with them!

Personal logo oldbob Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2018 10:22 a.m. PST

Great brush work!

archiduque14 Sep 2018 3:03 a.m. PST

Excellent work!!;-)

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