Friday, 18 April 2014

Skirmish between British and French cavalry c1760

By David Morier. Here for a zoomable version. 
For a FB page dedicated to the living history of the SYW -
https://www.facebook.com/groups/Minden1759/

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Edinburgh City Guard

As its Culloden day I thought I'd feature a North of the Border group and this one looks definitely worth checking out. Website here

Culloden

Fought today 1746.
Wiki here

Sunday, 13 April 2014

The Bivouac (1710)

By Watteau. From here
Another of Watteau's military paintings is here

Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Lt Col John Churchill voices his concerns to Monmouth after the Battle of Enzheim, 1674

Tis the Rebel Duke's birthday so an excuse to show a clip from the famous tv series on the Duke of Marlborough

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Camp followers

Artist
Title Soldiers and Camp Followers Resting from a March
Date circa

Tuesday, 4 March 2014

Battle of Maxen 1759

This is an impressive battle painting - wiki on the SYW battle here