Pre-1900 Indian military photographs..

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  1. W.G.Ewald

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    Photo 1917

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    Amb (princely state) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

     
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    Princely States Report > Archived Features > Military Uniforms of the British Indian Army
     
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    Soldiers from my regiment.
    Then know as 34th Sikh Pioneers. The picture is during the siege of Delhi in 1857.
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    Great thread Kunal.

    Do post some old pictures from your regiment, being one of the oldest regiment in the sub-continent you would have some real gems to share.
     
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    Kunal,

    Dash good set of pictures.


    What are the links?

    I would like to send it to my unit so that all can realise how the evolution took place and take pride of our ancestors and their contribution to warfare.
     
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    nice pics thanks kunal sir
     
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    Sir, the place from where i got this photos is no longer available though the person who posted this photo, I have send him a PM..
     
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    Kuki-Khels Native Regiments - Peshawar 1880's

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    British and Native Indian Soldiers - 1890's

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    The Elephant Battery in Peshawar = 1880's

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    RawalPindi Camp 2nd Cheshire Regiment 1884

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    The Kohala Bridge across the Jhelum River - Entrance to Kashmir 1880's

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    The Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir - Late 19th Century

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    Golden Temple of Harmandir Sahib Sikh Gurdwara in Amritsat Punjab - 1880's

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    Photograph showing soldiers of the 2nd Bombay Grenadiers of the Indian Army in Hampton Court Camp on the occasion of the Coronation of King Edward VII, August 1902, by Sir Benjamin Stone

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    Army Elephants of India - 1901

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    British Army Carabiniers, Sailkot - 1882

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    Shadi Bagiar, Entrance to Khyber Pass - 1878

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    Sindh Police - 1857

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    Elephant pulling a gun - 1858

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    Native Officers of Ambala - 1850's

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    HMS Shannon at Calcutta - 1858 to 1861

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    Calcutta - 1865

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    If you would like to see old Indian Photos of forts, palaces, maharajahs, cities, Kashmir, states, people, soldiers, etc, etc from 1850's onwards, click on the following link...Old Indian Photos
     
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    Bengal Sepoy - 1857

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    Hindu Rajput Warriors - 1857

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    Sikh Sappers - 1858

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    British 15th Punjab Infantry regiment - 1858

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    Colonel Alexander Gardner, Commander of the Maharajah's troops in Kashmir, India, circa 1864

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    The Viceroy of India, 6th Earl of Mayo (1822–1872), receives Sher Ali Khan (1825–1879), Amir of Afghanistan, at Ambala, India, 27th March 1869

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    LINK: India In The 19th Century. Part I
     
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    Kunal, as always great work by you. You educate us with visuals. I always learn something new about our history and educate my son as well. Thank you.
     
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    Sir, what was the role of Pioneers versus that of Sappers in that time period?
     
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    Indian lancers
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    Indian Soldiers Boxer Rebellion
     
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    Sikh troops go to war in China, an engraving from 1864
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    "Officers of the 9th Bengal Cavalry, 1864"
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    Officers of the 21st Punjab Infantry Regiment, an albumen print, 1866
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    British and Indian officers of the 6th Prince of Wales Bengal Lancers in Cairo, 1885
     
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