93rd Sutherland Highlanders Storming the Walls of Begum Kothi
- Art Funded
- 30.5 x 47 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £482 (Total: £1,929)
The strongly fortified Begum Kothi was attacked on 11th March 1858 and artillery fire formed a small breach in the wall for the soldiers to storm. The work depicts the moment of the storming and a piper plays to the left of the picture. It was recorded that Pipe Major John McLeod continued playing throughout the action to encourage the men.
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