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Bourne & Shepherd
Dogras in campaigning costume
[Bourne and Shepherd's Royal Photographic Album of Scenes and Personages connected with H.R.H. the Prince of Wales' Tour in India 1876]
10.0 x 8.5 cm (image)
The Royal Collection
Photograph of Dogras in campaigning costume. There are six men arranged in a group, one seated on the floor and another standing on a staircase. All are wearing fur lined jackets and turbans and are holding a rifle. The building behind them has a window and a door on the second floor.
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