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Dadd, Frank, 1851–1929

War preparations : sharpening cavalry swords at Aldershot.

London?, 1899.
Physical Description:
1 drawing : watercolor en grisaille, on board ; 19.5 x 28.5 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2013 21f
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Drawings & Watercolors
Printed caption tipped on to the lower edge. Caption continues: "When a cavalry regiment receives orders to proceed abroad on active service, the swords of the men are taken to the armourers' and sharpened. As may be imagined the armourers have plenty to do lately. Our illustration shows them making the swords of the 13th Hussars fit for service."
"Drawn by Frank Dadd, R.I. From a photograph by Charles Knight, Aldershot."--Printed caption.
Date stamped on reverse: "21 Oct. 99."
Produced for the Graphic.
Subject Terms:
Graphic (London, England) -- Illustrations.
Great Britain. Army -- Cavalry -- Pictorial works.
Great Britain. Army. Hussars, 13th -- Pictorial works.
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Pictorial works.
Swords -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Knight, Charles (Photographer), 1853- photographer.

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