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A digital painting of The Charge of the Light Brigade 1854 by Dennis Melling

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A digital painting, using Yesterday in DAP,of The Charge of the Light Brigade 1854

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PD reference image and text are from wikipedia.

The Charge of the Light Brigade was a charge of British light cavalry led by Lord Cardigan against Russian forces during the Battle of Balaclava on 25 October 1854 in the Crimean War.

The Crimean War is notorious for logistical, medical and tactical failure on both sides. The naval side saw both a successful Allied campaign which eliminated most of the ships of the Russian Navy in the Black Sea, and a successful blockade by the Royal Navy in the Baltic. It was one of the first “modern” wars because it saw the first use of major technologies, such as railways and telegraphs. It is also famous for the work of Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole, who pioneered contrasting modern medical practices while treating the wounded. The war was one of the first to be documented extensively in written reports and photographs.

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  • Dennis Melling
    Dennis Melling10 months ago

  • Keala
    Keala10 months ago

    Beautifully rendered Dennis!

  • Thank you very much Leigh :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • Heloisa Castro
    Heloisa Castro10 months ago

    Excellent work!!! fav

  • Many thanks Heloisa :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • PhotosByHealy
    PhotosByHealy10 months ago

    Excellent rendering, Dennis.

    - Gene

  • Thank you very much Gene :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • billfox256
    billfox25610 months ago

    This is excellently done Dennis!!!! A beautiful job!!! Bill

  • Thank you very much Bill :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • PhotosByHealy
    PhotosByHealy10 months ago


    2 May 2014

  • Thank you – really appreciated :)

    – Dennis Melling

  • LudaNayvelt
    LudaNayvelt10 months ago

    were , fantastic , please consider adding this work to the group Russian Speaking Art

  • Many thanks Luda :)

    – Dennis Melling

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