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Background imageBritish India Collection: Of the Imperial Cadet Corps, 1903. Artist: Mortimer L Menpes

Of the Imperial Cadet Corps, 1903. Artist: Mortimer L Menpes
Of the Imperial Cadet Corps, 1903. From The Durbar, by Mortimer Menpes. Text by Dorothy Menpes. [Adam and Charles Black, London, 1903]

Background imageBritish India Collection: In the Temple of Amritsar, 1905. Artist: Mortimer Luddington Menpes

In the Temple of Amritsar, 1905. Artist: Mortimer Luddington Menpes
In the Temple of Amritsar, 1905. From India, by Mortimer Menpes. Text by Flora A. Steel. [Adam & Charles Black, London, 1905]

Background imageBritish India Collection: A Native Bullock-cart, 1905. Artist: Mortimer Luddington Menpes

A Native Bullock-cart, 1905. Artist: Mortimer Luddington Menpes
A Native Bullock-cart, 1905. From India, by Mortimer Menpes. Text by Flora A. Steel. [Adam & Charles Black, London, 1905]

Background imageBritish India Collection: Leisure Hours, 1905. Artist: Mortimer Luddington Menpes

Leisure Hours, 1905. Artist: Mortimer Luddington Menpes
Leisure Hours, 1905. From India, by Mortimer Menpes. Text by Flora A. Steel. [Adam & Charles Black, London, 1905]

Background imageBritish India Collection: The Red Shutter, 1905. Artist: Mortimer Luddington Menpes

The Red Shutter, 1905. Artist: Mortimer Luddington Menpes
The Red Shutter, 1905. From India, by Mortimer Menpes. Text by Flora A. Steel. [Adam & Charles Black, London, 1905]

Background imageBritish India Collection: King George of England in uniform, Rotary Photo, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service

King George of England in uniform, Rotary Photo, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service
King George of England in uniform, Rotary Photo, 1911

Background imageBritish India Collection: King George of England in uniform, Rotary Photo, 1910. Creator: Bain News Service

King George of England in uniform, Rotary Photo, 1910. Creator: Bain News Service
King George of England in uniform, Rotary Photo, 1910

Background imageBritish India Collection: King Emperor's Hunt in India, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service

King Emperor's Hunt in India, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service
King Emperor's Hunt in India, 1911. Shows George V of England, who traveled to India in December 1911 to be installed as King-Emperor of India, on a hunting trip in Nepal, December 1911

Background imageBritish India Collection: Statue of the late Right Hon. James Wilson, Finance Minister for India, J

Statue of the late Right Hon. James Wilson, Finance Minister for India, J. Steell...Calcutta, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Statue of the late Right Hon. James Wilson, Finance Minister for India, by J. Steell, R.S.A, to be erected at Calcutta, 1865. A statue of the late Right Hon

Background imageBritish India Collection: Telegraph map of the Eastern World, 1865. Creator: John Dower

Telegraph map of the Eastern World, 1865. Creator: John Dower
Telegraph map of the Eastern World, 1865. Map showing...the progress of telegraphic communication from England in the directions of India, China

Background imageBritish India Collection: Prizes and Prize-Winners of the Calcutta Volunteer Rifle Matches at Barrackpore, 1865

Prizes and Prize-Winners of the Calcutta Volunteer Rifle Matches at Barrackpore, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Prizes and Prize-Winners of the Calcutta Volunteer Rifle Matches at Barrackpore, [India], 1865. Participants in...competitive trials in skill as marksmen...The gentlemen grouped around this table are

Background imageBritish India Collection: Opening of the Punjaub Exhibition of Arts and Industry at Lahore, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Opening of the Punjaub Exhibition of Arts and Industry at Lahore, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Opening of the Punjaub Exhibition of Arts and Industry at Lahore, [India], 1864. The exhibition...was opened by Sir Robert Montgomery, K.C.B

Background imageBritish India Collection: The Punjaub Exhibition of Arts and Industry at Lahore: interior of the building, 1864

The Punjaub Exhibition of Arts and Industry at Lahore: interior of the building, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Punjaub Exhibition of Arts and Industry at Lahore: interior of the building, 1864. Engraving from a photograph by Messrs

Background imageBritish India Collection: Camel-carriage used by the Lieutenant-Governor of the Punjaub, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Camel-carriage used by the Lieutenant-Governor of the Punjaub, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Camel-carriage used by the Lieutenant-Governor of the Punjaub, [India], 1864. Engraving from a photograph by Messrs. Howard, Shepherd, and Bourne, of Calcutta, taken at Government House

Background imageBritish India Collection: Laying the first stone of the Lucknow Memorial, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Laying the first stone of the Lucknow Memorial, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Laying the first stone of the Lucknow Memorial, [Lucknow, India], 1864. Engraving of a photograph, of...the scene on Saturday, the 2nd of January

Background imageBritish India Collection: Monument In St. Chad's Church, Shrewsbury, to...officers and men...who fell during

Monument In St. Chad's Church, Shrewsbury, to...officers and men...who fell during the Indian...1864 Creator
Monument In St. Chad's Church, Shrewsbury, to the officers and men of the 53rd (Shropshire) Regiment who fell during the Indian Mutiny, 1864

Background imageBritish India Collection: Two-storied third-class carriage on the Bombay, Baroda, and Central India Railway, 1864

Two-storied third-class carriage on the Bombay, Baroda, and Central India Railway, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Two-storied third-class carriage on the Bombay, Baroda, and Central India Railway, 1864. [This type of carriage]...was first tried in the early part of the year 1862

Background imageBritish India Collection: The cricket-match between Madras and Calcutta: the Madras Eleven, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The cricket-match between Madras and Calcutta: the Madras Eleven, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The cricket-match between Madras and Calcutta: the Madras Eleven, 1864. Engraving from a photograph by Mr. B. Smith, of the...portraits of eleven members of the Madras Cricket Club who lately went to

Background imageBritish India Collection: Arrival of the Governor-General of India at the Lahore railway station, 1864. Creator: C. R

Arrival of the Governor-General of India at the Lahore railway station, 1864. Creator: C. R
Arrival of the Governor-General of India at the Lahore railway station, 1864. Engraving of a photograph by Messrs. Raybon

Background imageBritish India Collection: Farewell banquet to the 109th Regiment at Kurrachee, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Farewell banquet to the 109th Regiment at Kurrachee, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Farewell banquet to the 109th Regiment at Kurrachee, [modern Karachi, Pakistan], 1864....the European residents...gave a farewell entertainment to that gallant corps...the whole regiment

Background imageBritish India Collection: The Rajah of Kapoorthalla, Knight of the Order of the Star of India, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The Rajah of Kapoorthalla, Knight of the Order of the Star of India, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Rajah of Kapoorthalla, Knight of the Order of the Star of India, 1864. The Rajah Randhir Singh, of Kapoorthalla, is one of the Princes of the Punjaub whom Sir John Lawrence

Background imageBritish India Collection: Lawrence Hall, Lahore, founded in honour of Sir John Lawrence, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Lawrence Hall, Lahore, founded in honour of Sir John Lawrence, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Lawrence Hall, Lahore, founded in honour of Sir John Lawrence, 1864. As a sequel to the Illustrations in our last Number of the visit of Sir John Lawrence, Governor-General of India

Background imageBritish India Collection: Group of the Police Force newly organised in Bengal, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

Group of the Police Force newly organised in Bengal, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
Group of the Police Force newly organised in Bengal, 1864. Engraving from a photograph. The group consists of the district Superintendent, two Inspectors, a head constable, a constable, and a sowar

Background imageBritish India Collection: A squad of elephants saluting the Commandant at Dinapore, India, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

A squad of elephants saluting the Commandant at Dinapore, India, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
A squad of elephants saluting the Commandant at Dinapore, India, 1864. The Illustration affords another evidence of the elephant's sagacity

Background imageBritish India Collection: Peruvian bark tree plantations in the Neilgherry Hills, India... 1862. Creator: Unknown

Peruvian bark tree plantations in the Neilgherry Hills, India... 1862. Creator: Unknown
Peruvian bark tree plantations in the Neilgherry Hills, India: Sir William Denison, Governor of Madras, planting the first tree in a new plantation, 1862. Mr

Background imageBritish India Collection: Dhurumsalla Churchyard, the burial-place of the late Viceroy of India, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Dhurumsalla Churchyard, the burial-place of the late Viceroy of India, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Dhurumsalla Churchyard, the burial-place of the late Viceroy of India, 1864. Engraving from a photograph by Mr. G. D. Lyon

Background imageBritish India Collection: The house, at Dhurumsalla, in which the Earl of Elgin, Governor-General of India, died, 1864

The house, at Dhurumsalla, in which the Earl of Elgin, Governor-General of India, died, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The house, at Dhurumsalla [in India], in which the Earl of Elgin, Governor-General of India, died, 1864. Engraving from a photograph by Mr. G. D. Lyon

Background imageBritish India Collection: The Punjaub Exhibition Building at Lahore, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The Punjaub Exhibition Building at Lahore, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Punjaub Exhibition Building at Lahore, [India], 1864. An exhibition of the products, manufactures and arts of the Punjaub is about to be held...The building is of brickwork...with two small

Background imageBritish India Collection: View of the town of Guzerat, in the Punjaub, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

View of the town of Guzerat, in the Punjaub, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
View of the town of Guzerat, in the Punjaub, [India], 1864. We have been favoured by Captain Edward Paske, of the Bengal Staff Corps, and Deputy Commissioner of the District of Guzerat

Background imageBritish India Collection: Monument of the Battle of Chillianwalla, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Monument of the Battle of Chillianwalla, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Monument of the Battle of Chillianwalla, 1864. Captain A. E. Paske, the Deputy-Commissioner of the district [of Gujarat, has sent] a photograph, taken at his request by Messrs

Background imageBritish India Collection: Expedition against the hill tribes on the Punjaub Frontier, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Expedition against the hill tribes on the Punjaub Frontier, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Expedition against the hill tribes on the Punjaub Frontier: view of the Chumla Valley and village of Umbeylah from the position held by the British force on the Goroo Heights, 1864

Background imageBritish India Collection: Expedition against the hill tribes on the Punjaub Frontier, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Expedition against the hill tribes on the Punjaub Frontier, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Expedition against the hill tribes on the Punjaub Frontier: view of the Chumla Valley and village of Umbeylah from the position held by the British force on the Goroo Heights, 1864

Background imageBritish India Collection: Memorial Cross of the 8th (King's) Regiment, on the Grand Parade, Portsmouth, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Memorial Cross of the 8th (King's) Regiment, on the Grand Parade, Portsmouth, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Memorial Cross of the 8th (King's) Regiment, on the Grand Parade, Portsmouth, 1864. The cross, designed and constructed by Mr

Background imageBritish India Collection: At Close of Day, 1936. Creator: R L Lekhi

At Close of Day, 1936. Creator: R L Lekhi
At Close of Day, 1936. Indian man sitting on a charpoy smoking a hookah. From " The Civil and Military Gazette" Annual, 1936. [India, 1936]

Background imageBritish India Collection: Field-Marshal Sir George White, V.C. c1900. Creator: Bourne & Shepherd

Field-Marshal Sir George White, V.C. c1900. Creator: Bourne & Shepherd. Field-Marshal Sir George White, V.C. c1900
Field-Marshal Sir George White, V.C. c1900. British Army officer who served in India, Burma and South Africa; Governor of Gibraltar. From "Cassell's History of England, Vol. IX"

Background imageBritish India Collection: The Storming of Delhi, the Cashmere Gate, 1857. Creator: Unknown

The Storming of Delhi, the Cashmere Gate, 1857. Creator: Unknown
The Storming of Delhi, the Cashmere Gate, 1857. This spirited Engraving, from an original Sketch, represents tha exciting scene of the storming of Delhi, at the Cashmere gate, by our brave troops

Background imageBritish India Collection: The New Indian Council Chamber, 1858. Creator: Unknown

The New Indian Council Chamber, 1858. Creator: Unknown
The New Indian Council Chamber, 1858. Meeting room in India House, London. View of...the chamber in which the new Council of India now holds its deliberations

Background imageBritish India Collection: Inauguration of the Ceylon Railway: East End of the Banquet Bungalow, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Inauguration of the Ceylon Railway: East End of the Banquet Bungalow, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Inauguration of the Ceylon Railway: East End of the Banquet Bungalow, 1858. Engraving from a photograph by Mr. Parting. The centre of attraction was, of course, the magnificent bungalow

Background imageBritish India Collection: Turning the First Turf of the Ceylon Railway, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Turning the First Turf of the Ceylon Railway, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Turning the First Turf of the Ceylon Railway, 1858. Engraving from a photographs by Mr. Parting, of a ceremony performed...by his Excellency Sir Henry Ward, the Governor of the Island

Background imageBritish India Collection: Elephant Steeplechase at Rangoon, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Elephant Steeplechase at Rangoon, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Elephant Steeplechase at Rangoon, 1858. The British entertaining themselves in Burma. The officers of the garrison at Rangoon wound up their Monsoon Meeting with two pony steeplechases

Background imageBritish India Collection: Span of Railway Bridge for India, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Span of Railway Bridge for India, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Span of Railway Bridge for India, 1858....the Keeal and Huttohur Bridges...have just been constructed for the East Indian Railway Company by Messrs

Background imageBritish India Collection: Meer Heidayut Ali, Rissaldar (Native Captain) 4th Regiment of the Bengal Irregular Horse, 1858

Meer Heidayut Ali, Rissaldar (Native Captain) 4th Regiment of the Bengal Irregular Horse, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Meer Heidayut Ali, Rissaldar (Native Captain) 4th Regiment of the Bengal Irregular Horse, 1858. Engraving from a sketch by Major-General Carmichael

Background imageBritish India Collection: Indian Cook-house - Novel Mode of Straining Coffee, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Indian Cook-house - Novel Mode of Straining Coffee, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Indian Cook-house - Novel Mode of Straining Coffee, 1858. The gentleman to whom we are indebted for the annexed representation of an incident in Indian life, in a letter from Bangalore

Background imageBritish India Collection: The 70th Bengal Native Infantry messing, 1858. Creator: Unknown

The 70th Bengal Native Infantry messing, 1858. Creator: Unknown
The 70th Bengal Native Infantry messing, 1858. Indian soldiers in China. A scene which...may be witnessed daily down at the beach

Background imageBritish India Collection: The 70th Bengal Native Infantry drawing rations at the Commissariat Stores, Canton, 1858

The 70th Bengal Native Infantry drawing rations at the Commissariat Stores, Canton, 1858. Creator: Unknown
The 70th Bengal Native Infantry drawing rations at the Commissariat Stores, Canton, 1858. Indian soldiers in China. The Bengalese drawing their rations make a rather good subject for the picturesque;

Background imageBritish India Collection: The Prince of Wales's Elephant charged by a Tiger, 1876. Creator: C.R

The Prince of Wales's Elephant charged by a Tiger, 1876. Creator: C.R
The Prince of Wales's Elephant charged by a Tiger, 1876. The future King Edward VII shoots tigers during a royal visit to India

Background imageBritish India Collection: Beating the Jungle for Tigers, 1876. Creator: Unknown

Beating the Jungle for Tigers, 1876. Creator: Unknown
Beating the Jungle for Tigers, 1876. The future King Edward VII shoots tigers during a royal visit to India. The following telegram was published in London on Thursday: "Camp of Nepaul, Feb. 21

Background imageBritish India Collection: Entry of the Prince of Wales into a City of India, 1876. Creator: C.R

Entry of the Prince of Wales into a City of India, 1876. Creator: C.R
Entry of the Prince of Wales into a City of India, 1876. The future King Edward VII rides in a canopied howdah during a royal visit. A triumphal arch is inscribed: God Bless the Prince of Wales'



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