watercolour painting by Robert Thomas Landells depicting Colonel Robert Loyd-Lindsay and Mr Whittle, both on foot, at Versailles.

Maker and role
Robert Landells (b.1833, d.1877): Artist
Production date
1875

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Framed watercolour painting by Robert Thomas Landells depicting Colonel Robert Loyd-Lindsay and Mr Whittle, both on foot, at Versailles. They follow a uniformed man on a horse who is carrying a flag with a red cross in the centre. RT Landells was attached to the staff of the Crown Prince of Prussia and during the seige of Paris resided at the prince's headquarters at Versailles where he saw Loyd Lindsay. Contemporary label reads 'Col Loyd Lindsay VC...leaving the Outpost of Sevres with 20,000 subscribed in England for the sick and wounded....Paris...[Franco-G]erman War [1]870.1 Crystal Palace'
Collection Type
Objects
Inscription
Handwritten: R.T. Landells. 1875
Catalogue Number
0037A/2
Associated Person and Role
British National Society For Aid To The Sick And Wounded in War
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Subject Person and Role
Robert Loyd-Lindsay (b.1832, d.1901)
Subject Place
Subject Date
1870-1871

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