Friday, April 27, 2018

Iron Duke Miniatures: New Indian Matchlockmen and Irregular Command Miniatures Previewed

Iron Duke Miniatures: Matchlockmen and Irregular Command. By sculptor-genius Paul Hicks. Q. How pleased is the Duke with these? A. Don't know he can't speak for pleasure. The man from Lucknow dressed as the Hindu God Lord Hanuman on the right. Headdress is of the Mahratta kind, (with one leader more of the Baluchi kind). Ideal for the Nana Sahib's lot. These are the men to hold the villages and what not on the flanks of your sepoys. Many other uses in Indian wars 1857 or otherwise: mercenaries, zemindar retainers, Mahratta infantry from earlier in the century etc.

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