Wednesday 21 February 2024

Indian Rebellion: 8th (The King's Royal Irish) Hussars

To support the infantry in next week's Sharp Practice Indian Rebellion game, I painted up a group of Hussars from the Foundry Indian Mutiny range.

The cavalry poses in the Foundry range are very limited - one trooper and one officer - which is a shame, but painting their smocks in different shades of khaki has hopefully helped alleviate the uniform look. Being short a couple of figures for a Sharp Practice unit I converted one officer by removing his helmet and adding a towel wrapped cap to make an extra trooper and used a different mounted figure to act as the unit's commander. British officers often wore different uniforms to their men so no worries he looks different.