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David Morier Artists

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David Morier was a painter of portraits, military subjects and historical scenes who started working for William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland in 1747, when he painted a series of pictures of troops under his command. From 1752 until 1764 he was employed as painter to the Duke on an annual salary of £100, his name also appears regularly in royal accounts from 1764 to 1767.  1st and 3rd Regiments of Foot Guards and Coldstream Guards, Grenadiers, 1751 Three Grenadiers, standing, facing the front in a landscape, one of them reclining against a tree on the right, an embracing couple are sat down on the left, in the distance, groupings of what are presumably soldiers can be seen to be congregating. 4th King's Own, 5th and 6th Regiments of Foot, Grenadiers, 1751 Three Grenadiers, standing, facing the front, in a landscape, with an comprehensive stockade wall on the left, and a church spire on the far side, they are standing at the port. 7th Royal Fusiliers

Painting French Indian War British

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Here is my guide for Painting French Indian War British uniforms using  Vallejo  acrylic colors. I have also done a painting guide for the French Indian War (FIW) French uniforms . There is also David Morier who painted a series of pictures of troops under his command of the Duke of Cumberland in 1747. British Infantry 1st Regiment of Foot (The Royal Regiment) Vallejo Colours Vallejo 957 Flat Red, Coat, Waistcoat,  Vallejo 899 Dark Prussian Blue, Breeches Vallejo 950 Black, Tricorne, Cartridge Box, Bayonet Scabbard, Scabbard, Shoes Vallejo 951 White, Gaiters, Lace  Vallejo 984 Flat Brown, Musket,  Vallejo 899 Dark Prussian Blue, Cuffs, Turnbacks 15th Regiment of Foot (Jeffrey Amherst) Vallejo Colours Vallejo 957 Flat Red, Coat, Waistcoat, Breeches Vallejo 950 Black, Tricorne, Cartridge Box, Bayonet Scabbard, Scabbard, Shoes Vallejo 951 White, Gaiters, Lace  Vallejo 984 Flat Brown, Musket,  Vallejo 915 Deep Yellow, Cu