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The work of Henry Buckton Laurence (1842-1886)

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Full colour drawing by Henry Buckton Laurence.
HRH The Duke of Connaught, General Officer Commanding, Bombay Army.
(Laurence’s: “Sketches of Canadian Sports and Pastimes dedicated by kind permission HRH Lieutenant Prince Arthur of the Rifle Brigade, by Lieutenant Henry Buckton Laurence” Prince Arthur, Queen Victoria’s favourite son, later became the Duke of Connaught.)
It can be assumed that Laurence knew the Prince when he was also serving in British North America (Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island).
Accession Number: KO0984/14

Pencil Sketch by Henry Buckton Laurence. Major Barrupton Foote RA. Dated 1880.
Accession Number: KO0984/16

Pencil Sketch by Henry Buckton Laurence. Sir James Ferguson, governor of Bombay, now member for Manchester, dated 30 Nov 1880. Sketch includes Sir James Ferguson and a range of well-to-do looking Indians.
Accession Number: KO0984/17

Pencil Sketch by Henry Buckton Laurence. Colonel Stacey Scots Fusiliers Guards - Dress of Government House or Political Department. Dated 1880.
Accession: KO0984/18

Pencil Sketch by Henry Buckton Laurence. Unidentified man wearing a mess jacket.
Accession Number: KO0984/19

Lieutenant Colonel Martin, on ice, in British North America, 1867-8 with a pair of ice-skaters to the rear.
Martin was an Ensign in the Army from 27th May 1836, Lieutenant 1839 and Captain 5th December 1851 on joining the King’s Own. He was promoted Major in 1857 and served with the 18th Royal Irish Regiment of Foot throughout the China Expedition (1860). He was present at the storming of Amoy, and the capture of Chapoo, Woosing, Shanghai and Chin-Kaing-Foo and took part in the investment of Nanking. He took command of the 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment on 7th April 1865 until his retirement on 27th February 1869.
Accession Number: KO0011/005

Commanding Officer's Orderly.
Accession Number: KO0011-079

Colonel Bray.
Accession Number: KO0011/043

Major Sykes
Accession Number: KO0011/040


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