Sepoys exercising. A pen and ink drawing dated 1852


Macdonald, Henry: Sepoys Exercising , 1852. A small pen and sepia ink drawing showing two British officers with several sepoys, 16 x 9.5mm, a single vertical fold where it has been folded to send in a letter, inscribed in a contemporary hand on the verso in pencil No 3 Received December 27th 1852. The drawing is unsigned but came with an archive of Macdonald and is typical of his somewhat naive but atmospheric style. Some damp staining to the sides but not showing greatly on the drawing.

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