1914 WW1 Print INDIA Soldiers ARMY Gurkha MUSLIM Hindu BENGAL LANCERS Sikhs

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A double page titled: Loyal India DATE: c1914
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A double page titled:

Loyal India

DATE: c1914

On front page is a picture from a painting of King George V in his uniform as Colonel in Chief of King George's Own Lancers Indian Army. There is an engraved style ornate border to the picture.


The centre double page shows eleven photographic images and is titled <em>Indian Princes and Troops to help the British Empire on the Battlefields of Europe</em>:

Sir Pertab Singh Aged 70 Who Went to the Field of War.

The Maharajah of Mysore.

The Bengal Lancers.

The Maharajah of Pataila.

Maharajah of Bikaner Who Accompanied the Indian Expeditionary Force to Europe.

The Camel Corps.

The Gurkhas.

The Imperial Cadet Corps.

Types of Indian Native Cavalry x2

Men of the Indian Army "Which May be Divided into Two Main Categories, Mohammedans and Hindus..." the photograph shows a group from the Imperial Cadet Corps and they could also be Sikhs


On the back is a full page print titled The Life Long hunger for "La Revanche" Inspires the French Cavalry to Supreme Endeavour When Let Loose Upon the German Enemy. Artist unknown.

Provenance: The Great War - Amalgamated Press. c1914. The Great War series was published between 1914 and c1919.

CONDITION/DIMENSIONS
 

A double page print from a publication, as the date states and not a modern reproduction. Printed on good grade quality paper, it measures overall 430 x310mm (18x12inches) approx. It is printed on all sides. There is an as published fold to the centre with staple witness marks. There is a some age yellowing with handling marks to the edges. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope. "Info.” in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.

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Weight 0.1kg
Condition Used