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First World War: Warrior -- 'The horse the Germans couldn't kill'

Updated 1444 GMT (2244 HKT) November 9, 2018
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An exhibition of paintings by war artist Sir Alfred Munnings, one of England's most celebrated equine painters, is being held at the National Army Museum in London from November 30 to March 3. This well-known painting of General Seely and Warrior was painted at the front in 1918. Canadian War Museum
The Munnings exhibition will feature over 40 original paintings from his time with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during WW1. This is a painting of Captain Prince Antoine of Orleans and Braganza. Beaverbrook Collection of War Art Canadian War Museum
The impressionist paintings, shown together in England for the first time in a century, highlight the role of horses in military operations. This is a painting of the charge of Flowerdew's squadron in 1918. Beaverbrook Collection of War Art Canadian Warn Museum
Munnings was admitted to the Royal Academy of Arts in 1919. The Munnings Art Museum
Horses had varied roles during WWI. The British Army needed thousands of civilian horses to serve alongside soldiers. This is painting is entitled "Halt on the March by a Stream at Nesle."
Canadian War Museum