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Lot 38
Second Lieutenant W T Markham (1830-1886), 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade, A watercolour of troops signed Bono Jonny, and inscribed '52 together with another military watercolour
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6 Feb 2013 10:00 GMT

Auction 20676
Lot Details
Second Lieutenant W T Markham (1830-1886), 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade,
A watercolour of troops signed Bono Jonny, and inscribed '52
together with another military watercolour

Footnotes

  • During the Crimean War (1854-1856) Markham fought at the Battle of the Alma, the Siege of Sevastopol and with the expedition to Kertch. He also served as an aide-de-camp to General Sir George Brown, commander of the Light Division. During his service in the east Markham painted a series of watercolours showing camp scenes and the daily life of the soldiers stationed in the Crimea. In later life he was a lieutenant colonel in the Leeds Rifle Militia.

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