Mounted Officer, 1790


This painting by Wymer is not contemporary but gives an idea of how the officer looked in action. The boots are a little too modern and the helmet has a dark turban instead of the expected buff colour but otherwise it is quite accurate. In review order the horse would have had an embroidered buff coloured saddlecloth or shabraque.


Regimental Details | Uniforms




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by Stephen Luscombe