Second in Command by Charles Johnson Payne

Artist commonly known as 'Snaffles'.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Dimensions:
32.4 x 23.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,500 ( Total: £1,500)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
Tryon Gallery

Depicts a member of the 87th regiment and his dog in a tongue-in-cheek manner, demonstrating that humour was an important part of army life. Purchased by the Art Fund with the assistance of the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

Provenance

Private collection; Tryon Gallery.

Venue details

Royal Irish Fusiliers Museum Sovereign's House, The Mall, ARMAGH County Armagh BT61 9DL 028 3752 2911 www.armymuseums.org.uk/museum/royal-fusiliers-regimental-museum/

Entry details

Free to all

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