French and Italian troops skirmishing
Author, scriptwriter, bon viveur and friend of Joy & Forgetfulness Julian sent me these pictures about a million years ago. A house fire (crosses self) destroyed a large part of his collection and he's been consoling himself with 30mm semi flats from the turn of the century.
Aren't they magnificent?
I don't know much about them and unfortunately, I'm locked out of Facebook messenger at the moment, so I can't access what information he did send to me.
However, in this as in wine, my appreciation is none the less sincere, for all that my palate is uneducated.
Bomb chucking anarchist lurking out of shot
Italian hussars I think?
Red trousers are France!
Italian Lancers or possibly Piedmontese
Italian or possibly French artillery I think?
A swish Schloss - just the sort of thing you could see Black Michael sneaking out of.
Modern cavalry - where does one put the lance?
Frankly I have no idea what these are.