Thursday, 13 September 2012

British contingent at Minden

Image from Osprey Men-at-Arms №460 - Frederick the Great’s Allies 1756–63
Remember folks when painting British redcoats 1745-63 that they didn't wear white gaiters on campaign - yes Barry Lyndon isn't correct - should be brown or grey.


Roly said...

White gaiters are correct for me! See why here:


Ralphus said...

thats a great blog and project you have there Roly

Galpy said...

I'm busy painting these guy's at the moment, I've painted white gaiters

Ralphus said...

well of course it's up to you - the Morier paintings are to blame I suspect - which figures are you using?