An unidentified officer, 3rd (The Prince of Wales's) Regiment of Dragoon Guards, 1850 (c)
Oil on canvas, artist unknown, 1850 (c).
Dragoons were originally mounted soldiers primarily intended to fight on foot, but by the late 18th century most dragoon regiments had evolved into conventional cavalry units. The 3rd Dragoons were stationed in England and Ireland around the time that this work was painted.
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National Army Museum, London
National Army Museum, Study collection
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