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Colour Sergeant Arthur Ladd was a member of the 2nd Battalion 18th Royal Irish. See the supplement to Auckland Weekly News 29 September 1899.
"An interesting addition to the Old Colonists' Museum was made yesterday by Mr. Thomas Ennes, of the 18th Royal Irish Regiment, consisting of a painting of tho Esk Redoubt. Thames, built in 1863. The painting was the work of Colour-Sergeant Ladd, of the Irish Regiment, and many were the difficulties he met with in trying to obtain the necessary artists' materials. Auckland was searched bv the men coming up on leave, and it was only after long and persistent effort that sufficient paint was obtained for Sergeant Ladd to complete his picture."
New Zealand Herald, Volume LIII, Issue 16273, 5 July 1916, Page 6
Puke Ariki hold a photograhic portrait of Colour Sergeant Arthur Ladd which can be viewed here: a href="https://collection.pukeariki.com/objects/93473"
- Esk Redoubt Thames
- Production date
- oil on cardboard
- 425 x 528 x 30 mm
- Credit line
- Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Thomas Ennis, 1916
- Accession no
- Other ID
- OCM0415 Old Accession Number
- No known copyright restrictions
- New Zealand Art
- Display status
- Not on display
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