WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM

Zulu Dawn Lt. Melvill: “We come here by the orders of the Great Queen Victoria, Queen of all Africa.”
 
HomeHome  GalleryGallery  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Latest topics
» Custers last stand, facts wanted, and apologies for being way off subject
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyToday at 5:17 am by JerryR

» Henry Berry
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyYesterday at 7:35 pm by gardner1879

» Devon Connection.
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyYesterday at 5:34 pm by 1879graves

» Sir Lionel McMahon 58th Regiment.
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyYesterday at 4:55 pm by 1879graves

» B Company 1/24th Regimental Records
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyYesterday at 4:08 pm by gardner1879

» Return from Zululand Private LETHBRIDGE and Corporal BERRY
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyYesterday at 5:00 am by Celticphred

» Alexander Gordon Cumming Skene.
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptySat Jul 24, 2021 7:53 pm by 1879graves

» 24th Regiment Pioneers
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptySat Jul 24, 2021 3:13 pm by Bill8183

» Could it have been an even bigger disaster?
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Jul 22, 2021 8:46 am by Frank Allewell

» New Book with Zulu War Connection
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyMon Jul 19, 2021 6:06 am by 90th

» ISANDLWANA SURVIVIORS
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptySun Jul 18, 2021 2:30 pm by aussie inkosi

» The Zulu dead at Isandlwana
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyFri Jul 16, 2021 5:05 pm by SRB1965

» J Brazier 1/24 foot 1877 - 78 bar
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyFri Jul 16, 2021 6:47 am by 90th

» New Members Welcome.
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Jul 15, 2021 8:53 am by Drummer Boy 14

» Zululand population 1879?
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyMon Jul 12, 2021 7:44 pm by Altamont

» Melvill and Coghill Victoria Cross query
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyMon Jul 12, 2021 6:33 pm by SRB1965

» Yet another Hill of the Sphinx thread
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyMon Jul 12, 2021 6:59 am by 90th

» Zulu War Chess Set
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyFri Jul 09, 2021 10:49 am by Darto

» Joshua Harrod - Which Battles
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Jul 08, 2021 5:30 pm by 1879graves

» Zulu War to Boer war. Those who served in both.
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyWed Jul 07, 2021 6:35 pm by Rory Reynolds

» Lance Sergeant Armstrong Victoria Mounted Rifles
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyWed Jul 07, 2021 6:24 pm by Rory Reynolds

» You tube Video "Fredrick Hitch"
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyTue Jul 06, 2021 11:53 am by aussie inkosi

» Prince Imperial visited
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyMon Jul 05, 2021 1:47 am by 90th

» Isandlwana Casualty - John William Jones Davies
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptySun Jul 04, 2021 10:50 am by ADMIN

» Colonel W. P. Collingwood
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyWed Jun 23, 2021 10:50 pm by John Young

» (Lieut: R. F. Westmacott. 77th. Foot.)
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyTue Jun 22, 2021 10:35 pm by ADMIN

» HARRY WILLIAM DAVIS,
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyMon Jun 21, 2021 6:49 am by aussie inkosi

» 90th foot sgt T. Collins 214
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptySun Jun 20, 2021 2:23 am by 90th

» Civilian Surgeon W.J. Cobbin
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyFri Jun 18, 2021 4:00 am by Frank Allewell

» Midshipman Coker photo
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Jun 17, 2021 8:40 pm by ADMIN

» Battle of Rorke's Drift memorabilia
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyTue Jun 15, 2021 12:35 pm by John Young

» Lost Fortifications
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptySun Jun 13, 2021 4:51 pm by Richie Rich

» Isolated Graves in Zululand
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptySun Jun 13, 2021 4:48 pm by Richie Rich

» Isandlwana Bugle
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyWed Jun 09, 2021 2:53 pm by Richie Rich

» Lambert, James Drummond (1835 - 3/3/1905)
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyWed Jun 09, 2021 7:26 am by John Young

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Walking the battlefield of Kambula
Top posters
90th
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_leftIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. BarIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_leftIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. BarIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_right 
littlehand
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_leftIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. BarIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_right 
ADMIN
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_leftIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. BarIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_right 
1879graves
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_leftIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. BarIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_right 
rusteze
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_leftIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. BarIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_right 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_leftIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. BarIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_right 
John
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_leftIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. BarIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_right 
Mr M. Cooper
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_leftIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. BarIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_right 
Julian Whybra
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_leftIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. BarIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_right 
Top posting users this month
90th
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_leftIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. BarIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_right 
gardner1879
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_leftIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. BarIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_leftIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. BarIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_right 
SRB1965
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_leftIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. BarIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_right 
Celticphred
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_leftIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. BarIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_right 
1879graves
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_leftIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. BarIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_right 
grungysquash
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_leftIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. BarIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_right 
Altamont
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_leftIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. BarIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_right 
ADMIN
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_leftIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. BarIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_right 
Danny1960
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_leftIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. BarIs this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Bar_right 
Most active topics
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
Durnford was he capable.1
Isandlwana, Last Stands
Durnford was he capable.5
Durnford was he capable. 4
The ammunition question
Durnford was he capable. 3
Durnford was he capable.2
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
The missing five hours.
Most Viewed Topics
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
The missing five hours.
Isandlwana, Last Stands
Adding to the Library
The ammunition question
Recent Members To The ZULU WAR 1879 Discussion & Reference Forum ( A Small Victorian War in 1879)
ISANDLWANA SURVIVIORS
Durnford was he capable.5
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
Lieutenant Adendorff 1-3 N.N.C.
Fair Use Notice
Fair use notice. This website may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not been specifically authorised by the copyright owner. We are making such material and images are available in our efforts to advance the understanding of the “Anglo Zulu War of 1879. For educational & recreational purposes. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material, as provided for in UK copyright law. The information is purely for educational and research purposes only. No profit is made from any part of this website. If you hold the copyright on any material on the site, or material refers to you, and you would like it to be removed, please let us know and we will work with you to reach a resolution.
Keywords
horse john zulu harford Isandlwana spalding Prince Forbes james taylor melvill martini Natal Franklin Police Durnford smith George drift Mounted Russell Woolfryes payne henry 24th carbineers
 

 Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.

Go down 
AuthorMessage
littlehand

littlehand

Posts : 7077
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 52
Location : Down South.

Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyTue Mar 25, 2014 11:57 pm


[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]

ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING OF GENERAL DORIEN -SMITH 1900's.
Source: EBay 
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyWed Mar 26, 2014 12:11 am

any idea of the year? nicely
hand tinted. cheers
Back to top Go down
6pdr

6pdr

Posts : 1086
Join date : 2012-05-12
Location : NYC

Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyWed Mar 26, 2014 12:45 am

xhosa2000 wrote:
any idea of the year? nicely
hand tinted.          cheers

It says 1902 on the back but I'm not exactly sure that's what it denoted.
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyWed Mar 26, 2014 3:03 am

just seems unusual, i'm very familiar with
his face, that's a new one to me!cheers
Back to top Go down
6pdr

6pdr

Posts : 1086
Join date : 2012-05-12
Location : NYC

Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyWed Mar 26, 2014 4:35 am

xhosa2000 wrote:
just seems unusual,

Agreed. Very odd...but he would have been in India then so maybe there was some reason for it there? I don't know. Grasping at straws here.
Back to top Go down
90th

90th

Posts : 10312
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 65
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Horace Smith - Dorrien    Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyWed Mar 26, 2014 6:48 pm

I didnt think it was Horace when I looked at it !  Salute 
90th
Back to top Go down
Ray63

Ray63

Posts : 706
Join date : 2012-05-05

Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyWed Mar 26, 2014 7:16 pm

We must remember, this is in his later years. We have only seen images of him in Zulu war years and WW1.
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyWed Mar 26, 2014 7:47 pm

maybe its me! but i would say the image
is of a man around 40 years old.
Back to top Go down
6pdr

6pdr

Posts : 1086
Join date : 2012-05-12
Location : NYC

Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyWed Mar 26, 2014 8:03 pm

xhosa2000 wrote:
maybe its me! but i would say the image
is of a man around 40 years old.

I agree. It doesn't look like any other image of him before or after. It's distinctly odd but maybe he had to shave his head for some reason like lice.
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyWed Mar 26, 2014 8:41 pm

This photo was taken in 1921, 9 years before
his death in an RTA in 1929, there is no getting
around that very distinctive lantern jaw!.

https://s1297.photobucket.com/user/xhosa2000/media/SD_zps980ced11.jpg.html?sort=6&o=0
Back to top Go down
Dave

Dave

Posts : 1604
Join date : 2009-09-21

Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyWed Mar 26, 2014 10:12 pm

Les if you don't move the image within photo bucket. It will say on the forum. The link will only be broken, if you change or move the
[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyWed Mar 26, 2014 10:45 pm

Hiya Dave, i know mate i'm rubbish at that
type of thing..believe i dont know what i'm
doing re photobucket!. if i move any thing
and any body wants me to put it back i
will no probs, thanks for posting it here. Les
Back to top Go down
90th

90th

Posts : 10312
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 65
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Horace Smith - Dorrien   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Mar 27, 2014 2:10 am

After another look with the benefit of some sleep although its 4.09 am here and I cant sleep ! . I dont think it's our man Horace !
90th  scratch 
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell

Posts : 7786
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 74
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Mar 27, 2014 8:40 am

Greetings 90th and welcome to Africa. Have a ball mate and enjoy your sojourn today with Ken.

Cheers
Back to top Go down
littlehand

littlehand

Posts : 7077
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 52
Location : Down South.

Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Mar 27, 2014 8:42 am

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Mar 27, 2014 10:58 am

Prince Albert?
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Mar 27, 2014 11:17 am

any quick google image search, and its
plain..SD was not! bald, even in
old age he retained his silver hair.
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell

Posts : 7786
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 74
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Mar 27, 2014 12:26 pm

As a thought. What about his brother?

Cheers
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Mar 27, 2014 12:41 pm

Mmm never thought of that!.
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell

Posts : 7786
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 74
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Mar 27, 2014 12:49 pm

The Brother
[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell

Posts : 7786
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 74
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Mar 27, 2014 12:54 pm

Littlehand you bugger.  Shocked  Spent hours trying to sort that face out before I figured on what you've done. And it isn't even the 1st !

 Salute 
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Mar 27, 2014 12:57 pm

again Mmm, he had fourteen siblings, he was the
last of six sons to be born.
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell

Posts : 7786
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 74
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Mar 27, 2014 1:18 pm

Les
We 'ave been 'ad.
Look at the portrait very very closely
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Mar 27, 2014 1:43 pm

nah! dont even say, its you! again?.
littlehand..expletive deleted..
i was taking that seriously, dug
through some books, scanned, and
its not even april 1.explain yourself!
you,you,you.........
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell

Posts : 7786
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 74
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Mar 27, 2014 1:54 pm

Very Happy Salute 
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Mar 27, 2014 2:30 pm

Grrr!... Very Happy 
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell

Posts : 7786
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 74
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Mar 27, 2014 2:44 pm

Its that Northern sense of humour that does it.

 agree 
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Mar 27, 2014 3:36 pm

Err, no Frank, he gave up that right
when he moved to some god forsaken
place called the Midlands? lets examine
the evidence, thats twice he has fished
me, on subjects he knew i would respond
to! and then, there's you! twice!..well
dont call me sherlock, but there is chicanery
afoot. i feel violated.  Wink 
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell

Posts : 7786
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 74
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Mar 27, 2014 3:47 pm

agree 
Really laughing this time.
Forgot to add 90th said he would be phoning this evening, nice to have a chat with him, just hope I can understand the Aussie accent.  Very Happy 
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Mar 27, 2014 4:15 pm

yeah, thanks you two, that gave me such
a good grin! good banter!. you will be fine
with the 90th, just remember all the end of
his sentences will sound like a question.  Very Happy 
cheers mate
Back to top Go down
littlehand

littlehand

Posts : 7077
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 52
Location : Down South.

Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. Empty
PostSubject: Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.   Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien. EmptyThu Mar 27, 2014 8:34 pm

The original was on EBay, the last copy of the same image i posted, I had cropped of his whiskers.
The seller claims its Smith?

What's annoying is, I can no longer find the painting.

So the question still remains is it Our man?
Back to top Go down
 
Is this Horace Smith-Dorrien.
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM  :: GENERAL DISCUSSION AREA-
Jump to: