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Latest commission unveiled at Gurkha museum -2017
The first occasion that Gurkhas and British met in battle-at the battle of Kalunga 1814-and mutual respect from both sides-for the bravery of the other, was formed-
The death of General Gillespie at the siege of Kalunga
-Anglo-Nepal war 1814
General of Rollo Gillespie-frustrated that the assault (See more) on the Nepalese hill fort of Kalunga was not quite going to plan-,attempted to mount an attack on the fort., leading from the front,Sabre In hand. He was then mortally wounded by a musket shot from a Gurkha marksman, positioned on the battlements-
It was decided to show General Gillespie looking rather distressed in the foreground-surrounded by officers who are discussing options in regard to the situation,-whilst the Gurkhas sally out from the fort in a counter attack to clear the glacis-
The soldiers represented are Bengal sepoys of the British East India company , and HM 53rd Foot
This encounter was the first occasion that the Gurkhas and the British met in battle-and mutual respect was formed as a result of this war. The British army was so impressed by the Gurkha's courage and tenacity/strong mindedness, that, as a result of this war-Gurkhas were first recruited into the British Army-
The painting is now on display, as part of the permanent collection of the the gurkha museum in Winchester
oils
size 4 foot by 3 foot
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Amazon on Horseback fighting a Greek Hoplite -concept Drawing for oil painting-
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Waterloo-Repulse of the Chasseurs of the French Imperial Guard-by the 52nd Light Infantry & the 95th Rifles-(Detail)

Original Canvas size 6 foot by 4 foot- (Royal Greenjackets Museum,Commissioned artwork-)
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Jerusalem-allegorical concept art/oil painting of the Crusades-
size 30 by 50 inches
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