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Black Prince, 1903

Oil on canvas by Major John Edward Chapman Mathews (1843-1927), 1903.

'Black Prince' was a charger that belonged to Mathews when he was a major in the Royal Gloucestershire Hussars. He is shown here in regimental livery when he was stabled in Knightsbridge. Mathews was a captain in the Middlesex Yeomanry from 1880 and a captain in the Royal Gloucestershire Hussars from 1894, an Honorary major from 1895 and he is last mentioned in the Army List of September-October 1901.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2000-06-183-1

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, Out of Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=2000-06-183-1

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