London, South Kensington
4 November 2010
Henry Martens (London 1828-1854)
The Infantry of the Guard: Studies of Grenadier Guards, Scots Fusilier Guards and Coldstream Guards
inscribed 'The/Infantry of/The Guard./No. 9.' (lower centre) and further inscribed with regimental names (throughout)
pencil and watercolour heightened with white and with gum arabic, on paper, unframed
17¼ x 13¾ in. (43.8 x 34.9 cm.)
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This picture depicts some of the most venerable and oldest regiments in the British Army, such as the Coldstream Guards, the oldest British Army regiment in continuous existence.
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