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Saving the Guns at the Battle of Maiwand by Richard Caton Woodville.


Saving the Guns at the Battle of Maiwand by Richard Caton Woodville.

In July 1879 during the Afghan Campaign. Ayub Khan and an army of over 35,000 warriors were marching onto Kandahar. The British force under the command of General Burrows decided to fight. With a force, no more than 3,300 strong, took up position in a tiny hamlet of Mahmudabad, within 2 hours many of the British had been slaughtered, but with nightfall the remnants of the brigade retreated. The picture shows C battery of the Royal Horse Artillery withdrawing with the enemy in hot pursuit.
Item Code : DHM0006Saving the Guns at the Battle of Maiwand by Richard Caton Woodville. - This Edition
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Members of the battery killed

Collar Maker Harry Cummings - killed at Maiwand 27 July 1880
4239 Gunner John Dewley - killed at Maiwand 27 July 1880
3431 Wheeler William James Dix - killed at Maiwand 27 July 1880
4209 Acting Bombardier William Clarke - killed at Maiwand 27 July 1880
3542 Driver David Grey - killed at Maiwand 27 July 1880
1634 Driver Thomas Hornby - accidentally killed at Kandahar 2 May 1880
4309 Driver Picknell Istead - killed at Maiwand 27 July 1880
4253 Gunner Richard Jones - killed at Maiwand 27 July 1880
4257 Gunner James Loughlin - killed at Maiwand 27 July 1880
4430 Acting Bombardier John Lowe - killed at Maiwand 27 July 1880
5082 Gunner Alexander MacDonald - killed at Maiwand 27 July 1880
5071 Gunner Wilfred Mathewman - killed at Maiwand 27 July 1880
4260 Gunner Patrick McAllister - killed at Maiwand 27 July 1880
3422 Gunner William Nicholls - killed at Maiwand 27 July 1880
4918 Gunner Andrew Reilly - wounded Maiwand. Died of wounds at Kandahar 30 August 1880
4455 Gunner Arthur Roberts - killed at Maiwand 27 July 1880
4270 Gunner George Smith - killed at Maiwand 27 July 1880
5070 Gunner Alfred Swinnerton - killed at Maiwand 27 July 1880
527 Gunner James Tew - accidentally killed at Kandahar 2 May 1880
4186 Shoeing Smith George Walker - killed at Maiwand 27 July 1880
4686 Driver Samuel Webster - killed at Maiwand 27 July 1880
4217 Sgt. Michael Joseph Wood - killed at Maiwand 27 July 1880

Artist Details : Richard Caton Woodville
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Richard Caton Woodville

WOODVILLE, Richard Caton Born London 1856; died there 1927. Woodville was the most prolific battle artist of the nineteenth and early twentieth century in Britain, producing countless oil paintings and drawings, many for the Illustrated London News. As was the case with several history painters of the Victorian period, he studied at Dusseldorf sometime with Wilhelm Camphausen, the great German military painter, and later in Paris. He experienced was first-hand in Albania and Montenegro towards the end of the Russo-Turkish War in 1877, and later in Egypt during the war of 1882. During the latter conflict, he made numerous sketches and obtained photographs of the trenches at Tel-e-Kebir for his friend, the French military artist, Alphonse de Neuville (q.v.) who had been commissioned to paint a scene of the battle. The fruits of both their labours were shown at the Fine Art Society in 1883, Woodville, exhibiting The Moonlight Charge at Kassassin. In 1884, Woodville exhibited by Royal Command, another picture relating to the Egyptian War. The Guards at Tel-e-Kebir (Royal Collection). His first Royal Academy picture exhibited in 1879, was entitled Before Leuthen, Dec. 3rd, 1757. Thereafter, he was a frequent exhibitor at Burlington House, showing no less than 21 battle pictures, many dealing with contemporary events such as the Second Afghan War, Candahar (Private collection) and Maiwand; saving the Guns (Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool), the Zulu War - Prince Louis Napoleon in Zululand, and the Boer War - Lindley; Whitsunday 1900 (Oxfordshire Light Infantry Association), and Dawn of Majuba (Canadian Military Institute). He painted many historical recreations both in oil and water-colour including a series on famous British battles for the Illustrated London News. He depicted The Charge of the Light Brigade (Royal Collection, Madrid) and The Charge of the 21st Lancers at Omdurman (Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool), Blenheim, Badajos and several Waterloo pictures. During the Great War, he turned his talents to depicting the current events, three of which were exhibited at the Royal Academy. The 2nd Batt. Manchester Regiment taking six guns at dawn near St. Quentin (The Rings Regiment), Entry of the 5th Lancers into Mons (16th/5th Royal Lancers), and Halloween, 1914: Stand of the London Scottish on Messines Ridge (London Scottish Museum Trust) exhibited in the year of his death. During his life, he was the most popular artist of the genre and he was the subject of several articles in magazines and journals. He himself wrote some memoirs in 1914 entitled Random Recollections. He was deeply interested in the army and joined the Royal Berkshire Yeomanry Cavalry in 1879, staying with them until 1914 when he joined the National Reserve as a Captain.

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