Here are the newly restored cavalry figures I was saving from 'lead rot' , the weather being sunny I took the opportunity to photograph them outside - whilst fending the dog off from investigating to closely .
Here we Col. Flashman inspecting them . Think I've managed to match the colours to the originals successfully and given them all another coat of varnish to seal everything . I'm pleased with how they have turned out and look forward to them appearing on the tabletop soon .
Whilst thumbing through my copy of 'With The Guns To The Patio , The Dairy of Lt. Mackison' (Almark1972 *) I came across this photo supposedly taken during the war.
*it is a great pity this book is long out of print and hard to find nowadays and commands such high prices when it does come up for sale .