The 28th Regiment at Quatre Bras Silk Jacket Lining
The 28th Regiment at Quatre Bras Silk Jacket Lining
The 28th Regiment at Quatre Bras Silk Jacket Lining
The 28th Regiment at Quatre Bras Silk Jacket Lining

The 28th Regiment at Quatre Bras Silk Jacket Lining

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Elizabeth Thompson 1846-1933, The 28th Regiment at Quatre Bras, 1875

    • 100% Silk
    • 100cm Tall x 120cm Wide
    • Designed and Printed in Britain
    • Two linings for £250

    The 28th Regiment at Quatre Bras is an oil painting on canvas, painted by Elizabeth Thompson (also known as Lady Butler). The painting portrays the 28th (North Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot, of the British Army, on 16 June 1815, at the Battle of Quatre Bras. Occurring just two days prior to the Battle of Waterloo, the painting shows the regiment formed in a square in a field of rye, as it holds off attacks from French lancers and cuirassiers led by Marshal Ney.

    Thompson went to great lengths to create models for her work and, in July 1874, arranged for 300 soldiers from the Royal Engineers to pose in a reconstruction of the square formation, firing their rifles to recreate the smoky scene she desired. Thompson observed horses at Sanger's Circus and the Horse Guards riding school, as models for the French cavalry. She also arranged for a field of rye in Henley-on-Thames to be trampled down by a group of children, in order to recreate the setting. The historic uniforms she had commissioned by a government manufacturer in London.

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