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James, Charles, -1821

The military costume of India : in an exemplification of the manual & platoon exercises for the use of the native troops and the British army in general / by Capn. James.

London : Printed and Published by T. Goddard, Military Library, 1814.
Physical Description:
[2], viii, 2-35 p., 35 leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 37 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
UC485.I4 J36 1814+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Engravings by Sawyer & Son.
Title page is engraved.
Plates are dated 1813.
Incorrectly paged, with even numbers on rectos.
Index to British military costume prints, 1500-1814, 493
Colas, R. Bibliographie générale du costume et de la mode, 1536
Kunstbibliothek (Berlin, Germany). Katalog der Lipperheideschen Kostümbibliothek (2. Aufl.), Qh11
Hiler, H. Bibliography of costume, p. 475
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in later maroon half morocco.
Subject Terms:
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1814.
Goddard, T. -- Publisher.
Great Britain. -- Uniforms -- Pictorial works. Army
Military uniforms -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Military uniforms -- India -- Pictorial works.
Military uniforms in art.
Soldiers in art.
Nathan Sawyer & Son, engraver.

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