Armoured Horsemen of the Kishengarh

Armoured Horsemen of the Kishengarh by Mortimer Menpes. 1903. Watercolor. “These men with their chain armour and metal helmets remind me of the warriors of the Middle Ages, and strike far greater terror into the hearts of their enemies than would our modern khaki soldiers.” Source: The Durbar, facing p. 182. Click on image to enlarge it.

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Menpes, Mortimer. The Durbar. Text by Dorothy Menpes. London: Adam & Charles Black, 1903. Internet Archive version of a copy in the University of California at Los Angeles Library. Web. 27 May 2017.

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