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The 16th Bengal Lancers.

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The 16th Bengal Lancers.
Additional title: Sixteenth Bengal Lancers.

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Army -- Great Britain -- India

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ARMY-Gre-Ind
Armies -- British
Military officers -- British
Great Britain. Army
Lancers -- British
Lancers -- Indic -- China
Military officers -- Indic -- China
Content : Title from folder.

Content : To image: "The native officers of the 16th Bengal Lancers now serving in China." Bottom image: "The British officers. The 11th Bengal Lancers form portion of the Cavalry Brigade proceeding to China from India. This regiment is composed of Sikhs, Dogras and Jats, three of the best fighting races of India. The officers are in their fighting dress of khaki, which renders them almost indistinguishable from the men at a short distance." Written on border: "Sept. 22, 1900."

Source note: Black White. [s.n.]).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print : b ; 24 x 16 cm. (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1742326
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17247167
Barcode : 33333159433073
UUID: 8a022180-c538-012f-280f-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1900: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The 16th Bengal Lancers." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-e646-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The 16th Bengal Lancers." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 26, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-e646-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1900). The 16th Bengal Lancers. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-e646-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The 16th Bengal Lancers.