Large print of ‘Race for the Kopje’ by Godfrey Douglas Giles. The scene depicts men of A Squadron the 10th Hussars ‘racing’ the Boers to the summit of a hill in South Africa during the Second Anglo-Boer War.
The original, painted in 1902, is on display at HorsePower Museum in Winchester and was presented to the 10th Hussars by the Duke of Portland. Godfrey Douglas Giles (1857 – 1941) was a painter of horses, military scenes and battles. He serevd as a cavalry officer in the British Army and was present at the Battle of El Teb with the 10th Hussars.