Disaster at Nooitgedacht: the end of a brave signaller

pen and ink watercolour enhanced with white gouache appropriately framed in cut out card mount Fierce fighting in the Magaliesberg showing close hand to hand combat on a cliff edge at Nooitgedacht, on 13 December 1900. Possibly the most dramatic painting in the Greenwall collection. See details re the artist under the first listing of one [...]

Disaster at Nooitgedacht: the end of a brave signaller 2017-02-09T21:40:13+00:00

Fix Bayonets; Jack – Defence of a Trench by two survivors of the Fighting Fifth

black and white watercolour enhanced with white gouache, signed by the artist appropriately framed in card cut out mount Dramatic, hand to hand fighting - Boers attempting to overwhelm the thinly held British outlying picquet trench. This is a documented incident that took place on 3 March 1901 when Gen de la Rey and 1,500 [...]

Fix Bayonets; Jack – Defence of a Trench by two survivors of the Fighting Fifth 2017-02-09T21:39:58+00:00

A Hurried Inspan

watercolour enhanced with white gouache appropriately mounted and framed, signed and dated 1901 A scene of wagons, oxen, horses and Boers. A scene of energy and high activity is depicted. An American, Waugh settled on the island of Sark in the Channel Islands in 1892. His main focus was marine painting. Waugh worked for the [...]

A Hurried Inspan 2017-02-09T21:39:55+00:00