Types of the British Indian Army: Illustrating soldiers enlisted in the Bengal, Punjab, Madras & Bombay Armies c. 1900 ~Fred Bremner ~Gurkha


Title: Types of the Indian Army: Illustrating the races enlisted in the Bengal, Punjab, Madras and Bombay Armies

Author: [photographs by Frederick ''Fred'' Bremner]

Description: Boards in buff-colored cloth with gilt title on front. Light scuff on front cover. Interior is clean and unmarked. 60 full page illustrations, including frontispiece. 60 pages. Oblong format. 10 x 12 inches.

59 photographs of soldiers of the Bengal, Punjab, Madras and Bombay Armies [The title page states ''Bengal and Punjab Armies'' but all four are represented in the volume.] The images were made by the Scottish photographer, Frederick ''Fred'' Bremener (1863-1941), who was active in British India during the period 1882 to 1922.

Sections: Bengal Army (24 images), Punjab Frontier Force (7 images), Madras Army (5 images), Bombay Army (13 images), Special and Local Corps (10 images). Frontispiece portrait of General Sir George Stewart White, Commander-in-Chief in India 1893-1898. These representative soldiers to the British Empire include Sikhs, Gurkhas, Mahrattas, Punjabi, Pathans, Jats, Rajputs, Bhills, Mers, Baluchi, Dogras and Hindustani.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: The Bell of Arms Ltd
Place: Grosvenor House, Gillingham, Dorset, England
Year: 1964

Keywords: British Army, British Raj, Army of India, India, Pakistan, British India, military, photography, pictorial, Sikh, Hindustani, Gurkha, Punjab Frontier Force, Bengal Cavalry, Bengal Lancers, Bengal Infantry, Punjab Infantry, Punjab Cavalry, Gurkha Rifles, Punjab Rifles, Mountain Battery, Governor's Body Guard, Sappers and Miners, Madras Lancers, Madras Infantry, Bombay Cavalry, Bombay Lancers, Bombay Infantry, Hyderabad Contingent, Central India Horse, Malwa Bhil Corps, Deoli Irregular Force, Erinpura Irregular Force, Meywar Bhil Corps, Merwara Battalion, Khaibar Rifles,

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