16th (The Queen's) Lancers, Inspecting Officer's Orderly, 1905 (c)
Oil on board by Henry Joseph Payne (1858-1927) 1905 (c).
The 16th Lancers had returned to Britain from South Africa in 1904. During the Boer War (1899-1902) they took part in many engagements including the Battles of Paardeberg and Diamond Hill and the Relief of Kimberley (1900).
One of a series of 14 oil paintings depicting various units of the British Army.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection