Subadar Major Judbhir Thapa, 2nd (Prince of Wales's Own) Gurkha (Rifle) Regiment (The Sirmoor Rifles), 1893
Oil on canvas by Gertrude Ellen Burrard (later Lady Burrard) (1860-1928), 1893.
Gertrude Ellen Burrard accompanied her husband Sidney Burrard, an Indian Army Officer, around the Indian subcontinent during his time as Superintendent on the Trigonometrical Survey of India. As an amateur artist, she recorded the people and places that she encountered and exhibited her paintings for many years in India.
This is one of two paintings of the same subject by the artist in the NAM Collection. It was awarded the Governor of Bombay's prize for best picture (out of 519 paintings) at the Western India Exhibition Poona in 1894.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection
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