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Black Hat Miniatures22 Dec 2017 4:59 a.m. PST




This was a commissioned piece requested to accompany a painting of the Defence of Rorke's Drift. The diorama has 71 figures (and a dog) and is 22 inches wide by 15 inches deep, based on an oak base and supplied with a 4mm acrylic cover.

It uses figures from the All the Queen's men range with four additional new figures that have been added to the range just for this diorama. The hospital is made from a plywood shell with 3d printed stone texture added to the outside.

The new casualty figures will be released as soon as I get a some photos sorted and uploaded.

The hospital is the first of a range of facades and will be released as a kit and a fully painted item in time for the March London Show.

If you are interested in commissioning a diorama please get in touch and we can discuss your requirements.

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archiduque23 Dec 2017 5:54 a.m. PST

Excellent diorama!

Dagwood23 Dec 2017 12:43 p.m. PST

While its all very pretty and I'm sure it shows off the figures to great effect, about half of the garrison is defending that tiny portion of the circuit. I think about ten figures would have been more historical, one per 6 foot or fewer.

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