A Mounted Officer and Trooper of the Royal Horse Artillery, 1905 (c)
Oil on board by Henry Joseph 'Harry' Payne (1858-1927), 1905 (c).
The Royal Horse Artillery (RHA) had the task of giving artillery support to the cavalry. With its soldiers all riding into battle on horses, wagons or limbers, the RHA was able to keep up with the fast moving mounted units. This painting depicts an officer and trooper in full dress uniform.
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
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