...his whole mass of cavalry came on at speed in the most splendid style. The rush of horse, the sound of the earth, the waving of flags, the brandishing of spears, were grand beyond description but perfectly ineffectual.
A great, spectacular model - fit for your eye-candy armies!
A VERY impressive start to your blog, sir.If you are interested in joining the "Emperor vs Elector" group blog for 18th century Imagi-Nations, please email me at . . . email@example.com . . . and I'll see that you get an invitiation.-- Jeff (EvE Inhaber)http://emperor-elector.blogspot.com/
GWZ, I dare to hitchhike this post as your are 'the' specialist of 18th C. India: on this TMP thread I'm slightly surprised by the model of Indian 'self-propelled' artillery pictured: with the sandbags and the gun on a field carriage, ir reminds me of those impovised 'portees' of early WW2?
Thats a pretty awsome peice of scenery.
Abdul666,The answer is yes, they existed. There are contemporary accounts of them being used. There are no representations from the period and the pictures published are from the late 19th century - basically Victorian reconstructions.gwz
Sumptuously nice ! Looking forward to developments in the figure range-- Allan(http://adventures-in-the-indies.blogspot.com/)
Thanks guys!I have another of the Kobblestone walled "factories" waiting to be done by a mate. Different walls, gates etc. looking forward to that as well : )
That's one impressive structure! I'm almost tempted to make one myself. ;)I'm glad to make the acquaintance of your blog, and will follow it with pleasure.