The War Horses of Rustem



The War Horses of RustemImage is of 6 war horses displayed in profile and four men also shown                        in profile The horse in the background has its mane shorn short while the                        remaining 5 horses have longer wavy manes All of the horses are displayed                        from their left side with ornate reins nosebands browbands headpieces                        throatlatches and bits The horse closest to the left foreground has its                        mouth open and front teeth exposed The man in the left foreground is holding                        the reins of the horse baring its teeth with his right hand Three of the men                        are wearing light coloured cloth turbans on their heads one of which has the                        Shiva Crescent Moon symbol fixed to the front of the turban The fourth man                        closest to the right foreground is wearing a pointed military helmet with                        ornate chain mail draping down his neck The artist s signature and date are                        in the lower left corner of the image The image is displayed                        vertically



MLA citation: Wilson, Patten. The War Horses of Rustem. The Yellow Book 11 (October 1896): 301. The Yellow Nineties Online. Ed. Dennis Denisoff and Lorraine Janzen Kooistra. Ryerson University. Web. [Date of access]. http://1890s.ca/HTML.aspx?s=YBV11_war_horses.html