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WATERCOLOUR WITH BODYCOLOUR ON TINTED PAPER
12 X 7 1/4 INCHES
ILLUSTRATED: VANITY FAIR, 25 NOVEMBER 1876,
MEN OF THE DAY NO 142, 'A YOUNGER SON'
EXHIBITED: THE ILLUSTRATORS
THE BRITISH ART OF ILLUSTRATION 1870-2009, NO 54
Col Charles Napier Sturt
Charles Napier Sturt (1832-1886) was Conservative MP for Dorchester in the period 1856-74. As a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Grenadier Guards, he was severely wounded in 1854 at the Battle of Inkerman, during the Crimean War.