Victorian Mounted Rifles

Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria
Accession Number ART19543
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 27.8 x 21.1 cm
Object type Print
Physical description colour lithograph on paper
Maker Bunnett, Henry
Place made Canada
Date made 1890s
Conflict Australian Colonial Forces, 1854-1900

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Depicts a dismounted officer of the Victorian Mounted Rifles (VMR) (the uniform he is wearing is oversimplified and inaccurate), with the horse wearing military bridle pattern 1885 and officer's saddle. The VMR was a volunteer body, and members supplied their own horse, saddlery and uniforms. This image was reproduced in 'Her Majesty's Army', volume 3, Her Majesty's Indian and Colonial Forces. Henry Richard S Bunnett (1845-1910) was a British artist who was in Canada 1885-1889 and produced paintings and illustrations for publications.