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Bourne & Shepherd
Two Beluchi men
[Bourne and Shepherd's Royal Photographic Album of Scenes and Personages connected with H.R.H. the Prince of Wales' Tour in India 1876]
13.4 x 10.2 cm (image)
The Royal Collection
Photograph of two Beluchi men. They are standing facing each other, one with his back partly to the camera. They are wearing loose robes and turbans. Both are carrying swords and one has a long stick and a small shield attached to his back. There is a building with a small window behind.
This is one of a series of photographs from a published volume documenting the tour the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII, made of India in 1875-76. Included in the album are a group of photographs of local people.
Presented to Alexandra, Princess of Wales by her husband the Prince of Wales at Christmas 1876