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Can anyone help me find a painting of a british general barely reacting to being invaded by (possibly) the Zulus? via /r/history


Can anyone help me find a painting of a british general barely reacting to being invaded by (possibly) the Zulus?

Here's hoping many of you are art historians with a better knowledge of paintings than I! I've been google image search for this painting with no luck: its of a British general (or some other high up military rank) standing at the top of some stairs inside a (consolate? a building in a colony) while all hell breaks loose below. He has his arm raised a bit and looks mildly irked, but below some (Zulus? Afghanis?) have broken in and are attacking the place.. the most remarkable thing is his lack of panic.

Sorry I cant be more descriptive, but if anyone knows the painting Im talking about I would be very appreciate! thanks so much

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