This Miniature Painting is of 27th Light Cavalry & 26th King George's Own Light Cavalry, The 8th King George's Own Light Cavalry was formed in 1922 by the amalgamation of the 26th King George's Own Light Cavalry and the 30th Lancers following a re-organisation of the Indian Cavalry Corps. Both regiments were regular cavalry units that had had long and distinguished records in the British Indian Army prior to their amalgamation. During World War II the regiment was converted into an armoured car unit and served during the Burma campaign. After India gained Independence the regiment was named 8th Light Cavalry.Second Lieutenant Vivian Leonard Frank Postlethwaite Jackson, 27th Light Cavalry, from the East Lancashire Regiment. Dated 20th October, 1903, but to rank from llth May,1901.
This is a Handmade Indian Miniature Painting on Handmade Paper with the use of other materials like Selfmade Brushes from Squirrels Hairs, Moulded Wooden Frame (without glass) & Paper Mounting This is a centuries old rare art and will adorn any decor and is ideal for Display, Collection & Gifting purpose. This Painting is made by Mr. Tilak Gitai who is a renowned artist from Jaipur, India and has got many prestigious awards & recognition in India & abroad for his work. India has been the home of arts and crafts since primitive times and painting is no exception to this fact. Indians knew the art of painting since prehistoric times. Indian paintings like Miniatures paintings, Thangka paintings, Madhubani paintings, Warlis paintings, Tanjore paintings and various others are now an art freak's greatest temptation. Painted geometric designs and symbols have also been found on pottery items belonging to the Indus valley civilization, while the medieval period is remembered for the Persian styled miniature paintings introduced by the Mughals.