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Pack 197. Pack of two Crimean War military art prints by Robert Gibb.
PCK0197. Pack of two Crimean War military art prints by Robert Gibb depicting scenes from the Battle of Balaclava and Battle of Alma. Items in this pack :
Military Print Pack.
Item #1 - Click to view individual item
DHM065. The Thin Red Line by Robert Gibb.
There is no retreat from here, men! said General Sir Colin Campbell (who at that moment may have said to have commanded the regiment in person) as he cantered along the front of the 93rd You must die where you stand To which some of the Highlanders replied cheerily Ay Ay, Sir Colin if needs be well do that. Nearer and nearer the Russian Squadrons approached - the ground trembling beneath their horses feet, and gathering speed at every stride, they galloped on towards that thin red streak, topped with steel the Sutherland Highlanders awaited the onslaught of the enemys horsemen in line, without a movement in their ranks. I would not even form four deep! was the reply of Sir Colin, when remonstrated with for giving the Russians such a chance. Cool as if on Birthday parade The Sutherlands stood until their foes were within 600 yards, then down on their knees they dropped the front rank, and delivered a steady volley. But the distance was too great, and, though a few saddles were emptied, the Russians pressed forward unchecked. On they rode, till scarcely 200 yards separated them from the intrepid Highlanders. When the rear rank brought their Minies to the present and over the heads of their kneeling comrades pourd a withering fire into the enemys masses.Shaken to their very centre, the Russian Squadrons fell back, but, encouraged by their gallant leaders, they determined to make one last bid for victory, and wheeling around, endeavored to turn the Highlanders right flank. here they were checkmated by the grenadier Company, which received the charge with such a volley, that the Russians went Files about and scampered off to seek the shelter of their guns.
Open edition print.
Size 30in x 15in (76cm x 38cm)
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DHM012. Alma Forward the 42nd by Robert Gibb.
The Black Watch advance up the slopes of the hills overlooking the River Alma, defeating the Russian defenders. A British Victory in the Crimean Campaign.
Open edition print.
Image size 30 inches x 18 inches (76cm x 46cm)
Website Price: £ 70.00
To purchase these prints individually at their normal retail price would cost £154.00 . By buying them together in this special pack, you save £84
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