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British Artillery Entering the Enemy's Lines at Tel-el-Kebir, Egypt, 13 September 1882

Photo credit: Nottingham City Museums & Galleries

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In a ditch in the foreground on the right are two British and three Egyptian men. From the left is a dead Egyptian, his bayonet and a tin showing an Egyptian flag lie on the ground; his fez has fallen off his head. Behind him is a British soldier calling out, waving his helmet in the air. Next to him, a British soldier swoons. Both wear their pouches and bags slung around to the front of the uniform: to the right of them are two Egyptians, one with a revolver in his hand. There are also boxes of ammunition in the ditch. A steep muddy bank rises at the back of the ditch, over which the British Cavalry come swarming. On the left, in the foreground, a mounted soldier holding a sword leans back to call to those who follow. Another mounted soldier, leaning well back in the saddle, jumps the bank, and loses his helmet; next to him, a riderless horse also jumps.

Nottingham City Museums & Galleries

Nottingham

Title

British Artillery Entering the Enemy's Lines at Tel-el-Kebir, Egypt, 13 September 1882

Date

1883

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 165.1 x W 248.9 cm

Accession number

NCM 1885-7

Acquisition method

purchased from Mr John Charlton, 1885, on long-term loan to the Royal School of Artillery, Larkhill, Salisbury

Work type

Painting

Nottingham City Museums & Galleries

Nottingham City Council, Loxley House, Station Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG2 3NG England

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