Norwich University’s alumni magazine, the Record, has an interesting focus on one of their alumni who is a hobby toy-soldier creator, with some excellent images. Visitors to the Kreitzburg Library will come across a small table with a glass top: underneath is a formation of Norwich Cadets: the corps in miniature. I’ve always wondered what the story was behind it.
On the eve of Norwich’s 175th anniversary, Roger realized, “Nobody does miniatures of Norwich cadets.” As a proud alumnus, he felt it was imperative to remedy the situation.
“I went up there for Homecoming and took pictures of everything I could—individual cadets, the color guard, even the glockenspiel player in the band.” Roger plastered the walls of his workshop with the photos. “It became my studio,” he says.
Read the rest of the account here.