1st Battalion (West Melbourne) Victorian Infantry

Accession Number ART19501
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 27.4 x 20.4 cm (irregular)
Object type Print
Physical description colour lithograph
Maker Bunnett, Henry
Place made Canada
Date made 1890
Conflict Australian Colonial Forces, 1854-1900

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


1880s; uniforms, rifle, horse; 1st Battalion (West ) n Infantry; foreground: marching soldier with rifle, background: mounted officer and Bugler on foot. Infantry uniforms were based on British models. Henry Richard S Bunnett (1845-1910) was a British artist who was in Canada 1885-1889 and produced paintings and illustrations for publications. This image was reproduced in Walter Richard's, 'Her Majesty's Army', volume 8, Her Majesty's Indian and Colonial Forces. Published J.S. Virtue & Co., London.