Central India Horse, cdv of a field officer wearing a Mutiny medal, 1875

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Central India Horse. A rather faded but still clear carte de visite with a three quarter length portrait of a field officer in the splendid dress uniform and wearing a Mutiny Medal. The verso has  a contemporary ink inscription —- by Deen Dyal Indore April 1875. The Hart’s Army List 1875  shows just two majors in the regiment: A, G. Mayne [Bombay Staff Corps] and C. Martin [;ate 1 Cavalry]. In our Gallery there is a photograph of a colonel’s uniform of the C.I.H., which is drab with purple velvet facings. dec19/2   SOLD 19th December 2021

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