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The colonel commanding the 6th Foot, Lieutenant-Colonel John Michel (centre, mounted), went on to have a brilliant military career, seeing active service in the Crimea (1854–1856), in India during the mutiny (1857–1859), and in the Second China War (1857–1860), before taking command of the British forces in North America during the Fenian troubles in the 1860s. He was made Field Marshal in 1885.
The 6th (1st Royal Warwickshire) Regiment of Foot on Exercise While Stationed at Portsmouth
oil on canvas
H 80.7 x W 139 cm
purchased from Mr Charles Sprawson, 2008