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I've Heard the Revelly

Online Catalogue | Snaffles Prints for under £100 |  I've Heard the Revelly

Ref: R001
"We used to Love the Horses.... by Snaffles
....chestnuts, bays, and browns and duns,
Going fit to bust through the swirling dust, pulling the gingling guns" (Stan the Gunner)

Gun team over rough terrain.
An original coloured print.
c. 1953 5 x 8 ins
Frame: 1/2 inch plain black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 7 x 10 ins.

50.00



A Scottish Piper plays Revelly by Snaffles
Ref: R002
A Scottish Piper plays Revelly by Snaffles
"This sounds very like brag and as though i have no small opinion of myself. Far from it that i acquire merit by claiming to be in the same category as Troop Sergeant-Major O'Kelly, a i qualify my pretensions by stating that on most occasions when i have "'eard the trumpet blow" it has been my good fortune to be able to turn over in my bed and ignore doleful dirge." (quote from the book)
An original print.
C.1953 3x4 ins
Frame: 1/2 inch plain black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 5 x 6 ins.


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Trumpeter plays the Revelly by Snaffles
Ref: R002a
Trumpeter plays the Revelly by Snaffles
"This sounds very like brag and as though i have no small opinion of myself. Far from it that i acquire merit by claiming to be in the same category as Troop Sergeant-Major O'Kelly, a i qualify my pretensions by stating that on most occasions when i have "'eard the trumpet blow" it has been my good fortune to be able to turn over in my bed and ignore doleful dirge." (quote from the book)
An original print.
C.1953 3x4 ins
Frame: 1/2 inch plain black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 5 x 6 ins.
25.00



Ubique Meant by Snaffles
Ref: R003
Ubique Meant by Snaffles
".... Hi! Gildi jhow! From Delhi to Cownpore"
"With idderow and chubberow! and kubberdah you soor"

An original print.
c.1953 5 x 6 ins.
Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 7 x 8 ins.



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A Hathi (elephant) Battery by Snaffles
Ref: R004
A Hathi (elephant) Battery by Snaffles
".... Hya! Hya!! Hya!!! Make way for the Forty pounder guns! - These six-foot gun-bumpers must have been the prototypes of the Gunners' nick-name 'Tope khana wallahs' - (N.B. The details for this museum piece were from a photograph taken in the late nineties).
An original print.
c.1953 5x6ins.
Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 7 x 8 ins.

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Gun Bumpers (Vintage V.R.I) by Snaffles
Ref: R005
Gun Bumpers (Vintage V.R.I) by Snaffles
" Sergeant "Now which one of you roosters can give me a definition of a gun"
Private "Shure Oi can, Sergeant - it's a hole wid a lump of iron round it."
(To the best of my memory the Old Dublin City Artillery Militia are responsible for this chestnut.) "

An original print.
c.1953 6 x 6 ins.
Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x 8 ins.

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A Master Gunner by Snaffles
Ref: R006
A Master Gunner by Snaffles
".... The Moon behind the hill.... When worn at the verical it was a sure sign of lack of sex-appeal or not enough forelock to produce a quiff... The Bold Bombardier"
An original print.
c.1953 7 x 8ins.
Frame: 1/2" black with cream mount.
Overall size: 9 x 10ins.

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A Forage cap of Oats by Snaffles
Ref: R007
A Forage cap of Oats by Snaffles
"The Balaclava vetern who told me that the corn ration was fed to the horses from their forage caps also said that the Light Brigade never got out of a trot or slow canter, for the horses were in such poor condition. This is easy to imagine, for a capful of oats must have been a starvation ration, and does not say much for the commissariat arrangements in the Crimea."
An original print.
c.1953 5 x 5 ins.
Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 7 x 7 ins.



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There's a Regiment a-commin by Snaffles
Ref: R008
There's a Regiment a-commin by Snaffles
".... down the Grand Trunk Road (R.K.)Snaffles felt sure that
Rudyard kipling was inspired to write his famous poem about a regiment route marching in
India. he hoped that the drawing would bring happy memories for the older generation of
infantrymen who have - "'eard the bugle blowed"
An Original print.
c.1953 6 x 8 ins.
Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x 9ins.



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Natives by Snaffles
Ref: R009
Natives by Snaffles
Drawing of some natives
Original print,
Image approx 3 x 5 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 5 x 7 ins.


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Introducing the Puttee by Snaffles
Ref: R010
Introducing the Puttee by Snaffles
The Introduction of the Puttee to the Curragh. "Good morning Paddy" Top of
the morning toyerself, Meejer. Becripes! them's grand little thwisty trousies ye're wearing!"
Original print,
Image approx 6 x 8 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x 10 ins.
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Auxtranchee Sans Panache by Snaffles
Ref: R011
Auxtranchee Sans Panache by Snaffles
Original print, Snaffles saw these dismounted Cuirssiers humping infantry packs at
Chalons-sur-Marne in 1914. He would have preferred to have seen them as Meissonier's
painting Devant le charge.
Original print,
Image approx 6 x 8 ins.
C.1953.Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x 10 ins.

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Voila la Taube by Snaffles
Ref: R012
Voila la Taube by Snaffles
Early days of ack-ack Amiens 1915
Original print,
Image approx 6 x 8 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x 10 ins.

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The Lead driver by Snaffles
Ref: R013
The Lead driver by Snaffles
The Royal Regiment. If you are a horse rider, try and imagine what skill and judgement would be required to steer a team of six horses over a country rough or smooth, at a walk, trot, canter or gallopand to keep a level strain on the traces at turns or bends and obstructions.
Original print,
Image approx 7 x 9 ins.
C.1953.Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 9 x 11 ins.



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The Driver's Brothers by Snaffles
Ref: R014
The Driver's Brothers by Snaffles
Horse, Field and Heavies - who know what it means the leave their "driver's brothers with their 'ead between their 'eels."
Original print,
Image approx 4 x5 ins.
C.1953.Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 6 x 7 ins.


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Horse by Snaffles
Ref: R015
Horse by Snaffles
Gunner and Cavalry types during the metamorphosis
Image approx 6 x9 ins.
Original print,
C.1953.Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x 11 ins.



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Anti Horse by Snaffles
Ref: R016
Anti Horse by Snaffles
Mechanics not horsemen
Image approx 6 x 6 ins. Mounted Cream 8x8 inches
Original Print
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x 8 ins.


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Cavalcade by Snaffles
Ref: R017
Cavalcade by Snaffles
The Galloping Gunners, and this drawing depicts a fixed impression Snaffles always retained of this corps d'lite when they used to lead the gallop past of a Cavalry brigade at a review.
Image approx 6 x 9 ins.
Original Print
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x 11 ins.



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Lancers by Snaffles
Ref: R018
Lancers by Snaffles
They used to talk about lancers once!
Image approx 6 x 7 ins
Original print
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x 9 ins.


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Hussars by Snaffles
Ref: R019
Hussars by Snaffles
They used to talk about Hussars once!
Image approx 6 x 7 ins.
Original print
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x 9 ins.



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Dragoons by Snaffles
Ref: R020
Dragoons by Snaffles
They used to talk about Dragoons once!
Original print
Image approx 6 x 7 ins.
C.1953.Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x 9 ins.



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Yeoboys by Snaffles
Ref: R021
Yeoboys by Snaffles
They used to talk about Yeoboys once!
Original print
Image approx 6 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x 9 ins.


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Puggarees
Ref: R022
Puggarees
Splendid puggarees
Original print
Image approx 6 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 7 x 8 ins.



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Bulams by Snaffles
Ref: R023
Bulams by Snaffles
Bulams
Original print
Image approx 5 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 7 x 9 ins.


45.00



Tulwars by Snaffles
Ref: R024
Tulwars by Snaffles
They used to talk about Tulwars once!
Original print
Image approx 4 x 7 ins.
C.1953.Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 6 x 9 ins.

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Uncle Tom Cobley's Dragoons by Snaffles
Ref: R025
Uncle Tom Cobley's Dragoons by Snaffles
Except for the Household Cavalry and the Kings Troop, the Mounted Home Guard on Dartmoor during Hitler's war can verily claim to be the last gasp in the Cavalry tradition, and all the honour and glorythat went with horse-soldiering.
Original print
Image approx 6 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x 9 ins.


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Suffering Grief and Pain by Snaffles
Ref: R026
Suffering Grief and Pain by Snaffles
Here we're suffering grief and pain, Over the road they.re just the same. A souvenir for those who stood by the guns during their vigil on the breakwater at Dover in that dreadful winter of 1940.
orighinal print
Image approx 8 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 10 x 9 ins.


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The Eagle 'E Knowed Where our Road Was by Snaffles
Ref: R027
The Eagle 'E Knowed Where our Road Was by Snaffles
R.K. has it "The eagles is screamin' around us." Snaffles saw this magnificent bird soaring and wheeling over the Khyber hills taking no notice of the Gunners and their mules scratching and scrambling up the Khud.
Original print
Image approx 8 x 7 ins.
C.1953.Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 10 x 9 ins.


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Hey Johnnie Cope are ye wauken yet? by Snaffles
Ref: R028
Hey Johnnie Cope are ye wauken yet? by Snaffles
Are ye wauken yet? Snaffles drew this piper with the vista of the castle wall stretching away to the Wallace Memorial and beyond that to the Sheriffmuir Hills in the far distance.
Original colour print
Image approx 7 x 9 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 9 x 11 ins.


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The Bonniest Laddies I e'er Did See by Snaffles
Ref: R029
The Bonniest Laddies I e'er Did See by Snaffles
What wonderful memories the exhilarating strains of "Heilan' Laddie" must revive in anyone old enough to remember a pre 1915 review, with the troops in full dress, and the Highland regiments marching past the saluting point with kilts and sporrans swinging to its inspiring cadence!
Original colour print
Image approx 7 x 9 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 9 x 11 ins.


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There Came Ten Pipers Oot of Fyfe by Snaffles
Ref: R030
There Came Ten Pipers Oot of Fyfe by Snaffles
Wherever Snaffles heard this lilting tune "The Glendarval Highlanders" he was reminded of three little French girls dancing along the pave road with the pipes and drums of a Highland regiment
Original print
Image approx 7 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 9 x9 ins.


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Khyber Pass by Snaffles
Ref: R031
Khyber Pass by Snaffles
Original print Our Kafilas wind through the Khyber pass.(RK)
Image approx 9 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black
Overall size: 11 x9 ins.
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The Muckle Flugga Highlanders by Snaffles
Ref: R032
The Muckle Flugga Highlanders by Snaffles
Original print Muckle Flugga is the most northerly sea-mark in the UK
Image approx 6 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x9 ins.

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VR 1852 by Snaffles
Ref: R033
VR 1852 by Snaffles
Original print It was the thin red line of 'eroes. when the guns began to shoot (RK)
Image approx 9 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black
Overall size: 11 x9 ins.
45.00



ER 1952 by Snaffles
Ref: R034
ER 1952 by Snaffles
Original print Now we fight with machine guns tail down in the dirt (RK modified)
Image approx 9 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black
Overall size: 11 x9 ins.
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A Sky Scope Over Salisbury Plain by Snaffles
Ref: R035
A Sky Scope Over Salisbury Plain by Snaffles
Original colour print parachutists training
Image approx 9 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black
Overall size: 11 x9 ins.
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They Do ask Them lads a Question by Snaffles
Ref: R036
They Do ask Them lads a Question by Snaffles
Original print parachutists landing
Image approx 9 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black
Overall size: 11 x9 ins.
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Sojer Hossifers by Snaffles
Ref: R037
Sojer Hossifers by Snaffles
Original print That's the best place for that lad!
Sojer Hossifers nasty steeple - chasin devils
Image approx 9 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black
Overall size: 11x9 ins.

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You 'airdresser on the Chestnut 'oss by Snaffles
Ref: R038
You 'airdresser on the Chestnut 'oss by Snaffles
Original colour print " 'old 'ard" an officer on the hunt being put in his place by the master
Image approx 9 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black
Overall size: 11 x9 ins.
288.00



Military Axioms applied to Drag Hunting by Snaffles
Ref: R039
Military Axioms applied to Drag Hunting by Snaffles
Original print in attacking changes of direction are dangerous!
Image approx 9 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black
Overall size: 11 x 9 ins.

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Contact Once Made Shoud Never be Broken by Snaffles
Ref: R040
Contact Once Made Shoud Never be Broken by Snaffles
Original print Military Axioms as applied to drag hunting
Image approx 6 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x9 ins.
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The Brook at Arborfield by Snaffles
Ref: R041
The Brook at Arborfield by Snaffles
Original print Military Axioms as applied to drag hunting. When the object has been reached,
the troop are apt to suffer from re-action.
Image approx 6 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x 9 ins.


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Every Vessel shall avoid crossing ahead of the other by Snaffles
Ref: R042
Every Vessel shall avoid crossing ahead of the other by Snaffles
Original print Military Axioms as applied to drag hunting.
Image approx 6 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x9 ins.
45.00



Great Banks by Snaffles
Ref: R043
Great Banks by Snaffles
Original print -and hellish dhrains there was below in the Vale!
Image approx 9 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 11 x9 ins.

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The Belvoir may be 'andsomer by Snaffles
Ref: R044
The Belvoir may be 'andsomer by Snaffles
Original print - The Quorn patienter under pressure. But for real tear - 'em - an' - 'eat - 'em ............
The Rumblebelly pore Bobbery - Wallahs, just had 'em stone cold.
Image approx 6 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x9 ins.

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A Sheet Would Cover Them by Snaffles
Ref: R045
A Sheet Would Cover Them by Snaffles
Original print A racing drawing by the great man
Image approx 9 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black
Overall size: 11 x9 ins.
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Come on Paddy by Snaffles
Ref: R046
Come on Paddy by Snaffles
Original print paddy did come on and won the race ...
Image approx 6 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x9 ins.
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Dustman by Snaffles
Ref: R047
Dustman by Snaffles
Original print The performance of both rider and horse beats anything Snaffles had witnessed on a race course.
In this race the young sapper owner/rider "Tubby" Simon finished a race with the saddle under the horses
belly and won!
Image approx 8 x 7 ins.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 9 x9 ins.
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The Optimist by Snaffles
Ref: R048
The Optimist by Snaffles
Original print "Anybody got home Sir?" This event occurred at Sandown at the first meet after the war,
a thick fog came down and only two riders and a loose horse finished the course.
c1953 Image approx 5 x 5 ins. cream mount.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 7 x 7 ins.
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Sorry Sir I thought you were a German Spy by Snaffles
Ref: R049
Sorry Sir I thought you were a German Spy by Snaffles
Original print This happened to Snaffles comrade when the Orderly Officer was attacked when he had hoped to catch the guard unawares on night duty.
Image approx 5 x 7 ins. cream mount.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 7 x9 ins.
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The Cause of the Trouble by Snaffles
Ref: R050
The Cause of the Trouble by Snaffles
Original print The rider is being deliberatly blocked from jumping the last fence. He lost the race as a result.
Image approx 7 x 7 ins. cream mount.
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 9 x9 ins.
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The Qualifiers by Snaffles
Ref: R051
The Qualifiers by Snaffles
Original print I would like to add a sub caption to ths sketch expressing the Master's language .....
C.1953.Image size 6 x 7 inches,
Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x9 ins.

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For 'eavens sake Captin, Stick To 'im by Snaffles
Ref: R052
For 'eavens sake Captin, Stick To 'im by Snaffles
Original print For those " 'ard riding devils" who like a bump round there is a first class point - to - point course
where they can gallop and jump to their heart's content.
Image size 6 x 7 inches,
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x 9 ins.
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The Hog - Hunters Race by Snaffles
Ref: R053
The Hog - Hunters Race by Snaffles
Original print This race was run on the last day of the Meerut kadir Cup Meeting
over grass described as like the top of fishing rods.
Image size 6 x 7 inches,
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x 9 ins.
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The Mark Hathi by Snaffles
Ref: R054
The Mark Hathi by Snaffles
Original print Elephants carrying Umpires during Meerut kadir Cup Meeting race
ensured that no short cuts were taken.
Image size 6 x 7 inches,
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 8 x9 ins.
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The Kadir Dinner by Snaffles
Ref: R055
The Kadir Dinner by Snaffles
Original print A Toast to the Elephants kadir Cup winding - up party
Image size 8 x 7 inches,
C.1953. Frame: 1/2" black with a cream mount.
Overall size: 9 x9 ins.
45.00



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