Saturday, July 25, 2015

India: British Sepoys ...

Lord Clove and his aide review the first battalion of sepoys ...

[figs; sepoy battalion composed of Parkfield Miniatures, a couple of RSM officers, converted old glory french officer with sepoy head, converted RSM drummer with sepoy head.]

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

India - the big gun .....

The Bhaji of Bhovindi has come to see his grandfather's great gun, recently refurbished , being fired - however there is some delay as the gun crew try to work out how to load and fire it .....
[new item: gun scratchbuilt from a toy plastic medieval cannon, some cardboard and plastic wheels.]

Saturday, May 30, 2015

India: Bataillon de l'Inde

At Pondicherry the french Bataillon de l'Inde has turned out for a parade...
[New unit: comprising a mix of Foundry, Crusader, Front Rank figures]

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

India: French Governor's Guard

A company of Topas originally raised by Dupleix as his body guard, has been increased to 3cys by de Lally.

[New unit: comprising Old Glory french marines and FIW officers figures, the flag is conjectural]

Thursday, May 14, 2015

India: IR Lorraine

French IR Lorraine has arrived and is seen here marching in the vicinity of Pondicherry...
[unit info: these are a re-purposed unit comprising Jacdaw 30mm french figures from my Monrovian imagi-nation army, these chaps have had a minor repaint - just facings changed to white and a touch-in plus the musicians repainted completely - the whole regiment has been re-based.]

Saturday, May 9, 2015

India: Moving the cannon ....

At Madras a cannon is moved up to Fort St George ...
[new item(s): completed draught elephant]

Saturday, May 2, 2015

India: On the workbench ....

a few things have been accumlating on the modelling desk:

- draft elephant, have to finish the harness
- a unit of sepoys
- some indian lightly armed infantry
- 3 light indian cavalry

these need getting ready for painting.