Reginald Augustus Wymer, (1849 - 1935) 

Probably one of the finest military illustrators, Wymer was renowned for his accuracy and detail in both British and Continental uniforms.

 

He was commissioned in the 34th Foot Regiment in 1867; transferred to the 91st Highlanders in 1870; made a Captain in the 2nd (Militia) Battalion of the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders; and retired as a Major in 1905. His works were collected by Queen Victoria, the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) and Queen Mary, who visited Fortnum and Mason’s on 28 May 1932 ‘to see charming pictures by Major Wymer’.

Reginald Wymer

Reginald Wymer

Grenadier Regiment of Foot Guards Officer 1792 Watercolour Signed 14x10 £480

Reginald Wymer

Reginald Wymer

Private Light Company 1794 Grenadier Guards Watercolour signed 14x10" £440

Reginald Wymer

Reginald Wymer

Sergeant Grenadier Company 1st Guards Watercolour Signed 12x10" £440

Reginald Augustus Wymer

Reginald Augustus Wymer

The 11th Light Dragoons Watercolour 4 x 7 inches Signed £280

Reginald Augustus Wymer

Reginald Augustus Wymer

Kings Regiment Watercolour 12 x 11 inches £875 Signed and dated 1884

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Reginald Augustus Wymer

The 11th Light Dragoons Watercolour 4 x 7 inches Signed £280