Home Again by Henry Nelson O'Neil

This work shows soldiers disembarking from a troopship, having returned from active service during the Indian Mutiny.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
91 x 71 cm
Art Fund grant:
£15,000 ( Total: £30,000)
Acquired in:
1989
Vendor:
Albion Fine Art

Among the troops are a junior officer of a line infantry regiment standing on the quayside, an In-Pensioner of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, and a wounded NCO wearing the Kilmarnock pork pie cap with the white Havelock cover distinctive to the Mutiny campaign.

Venue details

National Army Museum Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, LONDON London SW3 4HT 020 7730 0717 www.nam.ac.uk

Entry details

Free to all

Daily, 10am - 5.30pm (Last admission 5pm)

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