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        The Colours: advance of the Scots Guards at the Alma, 1899

        Butler, Lady (Elizabeth Southerden Thompson) (1846-1933). English. Medium: oil on canvas. Date: 1899. Battle of Alma; Battle of the Alma; Crimean War; four of the first Victoria Crosses won during battle; British, French and Turkish forces defeated Russians; depicts Captain Lindsay (later Lord Wantage) of the Scots Fusilier Guards, holding aloft the regimental colours after a Russian onslaught had broken the lines of the Royal Welch Fusiliers; Provenance: Private Collection.

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