Portrait

The painting shows the dog lying close to a table tombstone. Bobby was said to have sheltered under the table tombstone close to the grave of his master. The artist may have included the Half Moon Battery in the background to indicate that the dog went for his dinner when the time gun fired. The whereabouts of the painting is unknown if it still survives.

All Saints

Colonel Tait returned to London on sick leave in 1856. He died at the home of his brother who was the Archbishop of Canterbury due to the rigours he had undergone during his active service. The cavalry officer is buried in All Saints, Fulham, London. The photograph was supplied by Vernon Burgess the Chairman of the committee which runs the burial ground.