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Photographs Album details for shelfmark Photo 345/

Miscellaneous photographs relating to the Indian Police.

Photographers: Frederick Bremner, John Burke, Malabar Photo Works, Rapid Photo Works, Mela Ram & Sons, Royal Air Force, D. Satramdas and others unknown.
Contents: 170 prints & 39 negatives 60x61mm to 252x1190mm Silver-gelatine prints
Provenance: Presented by the Commitee of the Indian Police (UK) Association, via Sir P. Vickery and W.H.A. Rich, July 1972.
Notes:
Subjects: police - Indian Police - uniforms - civil disturbances - criminals
Description: Various loose prints, mounted and unmounted, the majority captioned. The collection was originally in the possession of the Indian Police (UK) Association which received photographs from members. Subjects and locations are therefore wide-ranging and include: the 1903 and 1911 Delhi Durbars, groups of Punjab Police officers, Malabar Police parades, Coimbatore Police group, views of demonstrations and riots in Peshawar, Central Provinces Police uniforms, Bengal Police uniforms, views of the aftermath of the 1934 Bihar earthquake including damaged police stations, views of police posts in the NWFP, Bombay Police group with Sir Patrick Kelly, Inspector-General's of Police Conference at Delhi, Assam Fire Service during the Second World War, a collection relating to the suppression of criminal activity by Hurs in Sindh including portraits of leaders both dead and alive, parade by Bombay City Police, unveiling of a memorial at Chauri Chaura, details of the Indian Police Medal, a panoramaic view of Gulmarg, various miscellaneous snapshots. Also in the collection is a commemorative book, Bombay City Police 1929, containing group portraits of the various branches in the force and a half-tone reproduction of a portrait of K.B. Abdul Aziz, the first Indian DIG of the Punjab.



Album contents:-
Photo 345/(1) [View in the amphitheatre during the Coronation Durbar, Delhi.] 
Photo 345/(2) [Group of heralds led by Major Maxwel, 18th Bengal Lancers (?), Coronation Durbar, Delhi.] 
Photo 345/(3) [View of the state entry at the Coronation Durbar, Delhi.] 
Photo 345/(4) [View of the Coronation Durbar state entry passing through the streets of Delhi, led by the Imperial Cadet Corps.] 
Photo 345/(5) [View of guests sitting in the pavilion at the Coronation Durbar, Delhi.] 
Photo 345/(6) [Military review at the Coronation Durbar, Delhi.] 
Photo 345/(7) [View of the state entry at the Coronation Durbar, Delhi.] 
Photo 345/(8) [Bikaner Camel Corps on parade at the Coronation Durbar, Delhi.] 
Photo 345/(9) [Elephant carriage in the Native Chiefs Review at the Coronation Durbar, Delhi.] 
Photo 345/(10) [Mutiny veterans in the parade at the Coronation Durbar, Delhi.] 
Photo 345/(11) [Distant view of the Coronation Durbar camp at Delhi.] 
Photo 345/(12) [Distant view of the unveiling (?) of Queen Victoria's statue, Lahore.] 
Photo 345/(13) [Group of Punjab Police officers atending the Coronation Durbar, Delhi.] 
Photo 345/(14) [Group of Punjab Police officers and their families.] 
Photo 345/(15) [Wedding attended by Punjab Police officers.] 
Photo 345/(16) [Group at the wedding of A.H. Wilkin of the Punjab Police.] 
Photo 345/(17) [The King and Queen in a carriage, Delhi.] 
Photo 345/(18) [The King and Queen arriving in a carriage at the Delhi Durbar.] 
Photo 345/(19) [Group portrait of the heralds at the Delhi Durbar.] 
Photo 345/(20) [The King and Queen in their carriage at the Delhi Durbar.] 
Photo 345/(21) [The Viceroy, Lord Hardinge, in the procession at the Delhi Durbar.] 
Photo 345/(22) [General view of the military parade at the Delhi Durbar.] 
Photo 345/(23) [Queen Mary in a carriage at Delhi.] 
Photo 345/(24) [The King and Queen approaching the throne at the Delhi Durbar.] 
Photo 345/(25) [General view of crowds at the Delhi Durbar.] 
Photo 345/(26) [Distant view of the Delhi Durbar throne with guests and military groups in the foreground.] 
Photo 345/(27) [General view of the Delhi Durbar camps, from the Ridge.] 
Photo 345/(28) [View of the entrance to the Kashmir Camp, Delhi Durbar.] 
Photo 345/(29) [View of the King's Camp, Delhi Durbar.] 
Photo 345/(30) [Group of unidentified Indian army officers.] 
Photo 345/(31) Viceroy's (Lord Irwin late Earl of Halifax) inspection of Malabar Special Police at Ootacamund, 1927. 
Photo 345/(32) [Lord Irwin's inspection of Malabar Special Police at Ootacamund.] 
Photo 345/(33) [View of a parade]. Backs to Camera: Malabar Armed Reserve Police. On the right: Malabar Special Police. 
Photo 345/(34) [View of a parade]. Backs to Camera: Malabar Armed Reserve Police. On the left: District Police (with lathis). Facing camera: District Police Inspectors & Sub Inspecs. 
Photo 345/(35) B Company of the Malabar Special Police with its OC Subedar Ramnari Menon, the Assistant Commandant and the Commandant (& wife), 1927 at Malapurram, South Malabar, about 45 miles from Calicut. 
Photo 345/(36) HQ Coimbatore (S India) District Police, 1926. Including Deputy Superintendants, Inspectors, Sub Inspectors & office clerks and orderlies from the Armed Reserve Police. 
Photo 345/(37) [Half-tone reproduction duplicate of Print 36.] 
Photo 345/(38) [Punjab Police (?) pipe band on parade.] 
Photo 345/(39) [Punjab Police on parade.] 
Photo 345/(40) A Burma mob. 
Photo 345/(41) Abdul Ghaffar's triumphal procession, [Peshawar], after release from Jail, March 12th/31. Photo No 1. Hooligans holding hands. 
Photo 345/(42) Abdul Ghaffar's triumphal procession, [Peshawar], after release from Jail, March 12th/31. Photo No 2. Band immediately preceding AGK. 
Photo 345/(43) Abdul Ghaffar's triumphal procession, [Peshawar], after release from Jail, March 12th/31. Photo No 3. A.G. Khan with other big agitators in cars. 
Photo 345/(44) Celebration of Martyr's Day, Khissa Khani, [Peshawar], April 23rd/31. Photo No 1. 
Photo 345/(45) Celebration of Martyr's Day, Khissa Khani, [Peshawar], April 23rd/31. Photo No 2. 
Photo 345/(46) Celebration of Martyr's Day, Khissa Khani, [Peshawar], April 23rd/31. Photo No 3. 
Photo 345/(47) WH [?] going on patrol with mounted FC [Frontier Constabulary], Khissa Khani bazaar, [Peshawar], about May 15th/30. 
Photo 345/(48) Camel sowar orderly dismounted at beginning of bungalow compound. 
Photo 345/(49) ASP's bungalow. 
Photo 345/(50) [Bhisti with water carried by a bullock.] 
Photo 345/(51) This is the pit of red hot stones & wood, which we saw at at a Rajah's party. Stupidly I refused to walk. Those who went barefooted suffered no harm: those who kept on their sandals had sandals scorched but personally felt no heat. 
Photo 345/(52) The 'kill'. Cow partly eaten. 
Photo 345/(53) Newton's car crossing the Indravati river. It almost sank in mid stream as boats were flooded. 
Photo 345/(54) Tame bear in police lines. 
Photo 345/(55) [Three Indian officers of the Central Provinces Police.] 
Photo 345/(56) 3 grades in the Indian Police. Sowar, Inspector [and] H Constable. 
Photo 345/(57) Types of the Bengal Police. 1. Inspector, 2. Armed Police Inspector, 3. Sub Inspector, 4. Gurkha havildar, Armed Police, 5. AP Constable, 6. Ordinary Constable. 
Photo 345/(58) [Distant snapshot of vultures sitting in a tree.] 
Photo 345/(59) [Three officers of the Central Province Police]. Constable, Special Armed Reserve. Camel Sowar. Daffadar Sowar. 
Photo 345/(60) Madrapur [?]. The DM's house, showing one armed sentry and two bodyguards behind the barbed wire. The tall pole has an electric light on the top. There are eight of them round the DM's house, they burn from sunset to sunrise and are 'protective lighting' 
Photo 345/(61) Sikandarpur Thana (..[?]..), Ballia. 
Photo 345/(62) Sikandarpur police outpost, Ballia. 
Photo 345/(63) Bansdih, Ballia. Grain store, Agricultural Dept - looted of contents. 
Photo 345/(64) Ahead of Landi Khana, the British India-Afghanistan border. British Khassadar on duty on this side. The Khassadar (tribal policeman) is a typical Tirah Afridi. 
Photo 345/(65) Police Fort on way to Tank in Tribal Territory, [NWFP]. 
Photo 345/(66) A good picture of part of the mob in the beginning of the riot [?] on 31/5/30, Khissa Khani bazaar, [Peshawar]. 
Photo 345/(67) After the mob had been broken up by force on 31/5/30. Pickets were posted at all cross streets. Such a picket being posted. 
Photo 345/(68) The armoured car set on fire by the mob on 23/4/30 in Khissa Khani bazaar. Notice all the bricks in the road thrown from the roofs. 
Photo 345/(69) The monument erected in the Khissa Khani bazaar to the 'Memory of the Martyrs of Peshawar & the freedom of India', 23.4.30. 
Photo 345/(70) Arrest of Dr C.C. Ghose, a leading & dangerous agitator. May 5th /30. 
Photo 345/(71) [British India-Afghanistan border post.] 
Photo 345/(72) A 'ten rupee jezail' - Kipling. Sham fight by Shia Orakzai tribesmen at Mastura river looking towards Afridi Tirah. 300 levies & 900 rifles are in this tract of tribal territory under the supervision of DOFC, Hangu. 
Photo 345/(73) Thal, FC [Frontier Constabulary] Post. 
Photo 345/(74) [Distant view of a camel caravan.] 
Photo 345/(75) Parade of levies at Bhagowal. The tower in the background is where they live & f[?] - for that is what it was originally built. Made of mud. 22.3.29. 
Photo 345/(76) Took this to give an idea of a picket on the Razmak road. This is p[?] near Isha. 
Photo 345/(77) The lower camp at Razmak. Lower camp is 'Kachha', Upper camp is 'pukka'. 
Photo 345/(78) Near Piahza on back road. Beddall in midst of Wazir Mahsoods. 
Photo 345/(79) The DI Khan-Tank Railway. This is the sort of thing George Stephenson travelled in. Heat Stroke Express. 
Photo 345/(80) [Distant view of hill caves, NWFP.] 
Photo 345/(81) [View of a police post?] 
Photo 345/(82) [Portrait of two European officers of the Indian Police]. J.C. Curry (right), Bombay. 
Photo 345/(83) Group photo taken at the 'Garden Party' given in honour of Sir Patrick A. Kelly, Kt, on 30th March 1930. 
Photo 345/(84) [Group at the] IGP's Conference to consider the Draft Government of India Bill before it was presented to Parliament. 
Photo 345/(85) Clay models of thugs demonstrating their methods of strangulation. 
Photo 345/(86) A Kutchery, or court house, during the trial of a Thug. 
Photo 345/(87) Sylhet District Unit of the Wartime Fire Service (Assam), 1939-1945. 
Photo 345/(88) Pir-jo-goth from the air. 
Photo 345/(89) Aerial views of Pir Pagaro-Kingris's Kot, [Pir-jo-goth].. 
Photo 345/(90) Pir Pagaro's Kot, Pir-jo-goth. Main Gateway. 
Photo 345/(91) Pir Pagaro's Kot, Pir-jo-goth. Dargah and Mosque with golden dome situated inside Kot. 
Photo 345/(92) Pir Pagaro's Kot, Pir-jo-goth. Outer walls of Kot, Pir-jo-goth. 40 feet high, 20 feet base. 
Photo 345/(93) Pir Pagaro's Kot, Pir-jo-goth. Outer walls of Kot, Pir-jo-goth. 40 feet high, 20 feet base. 
Photo 345/(94) Pir Pagaro's Kot, Pir-jo-goth. Gateway to inner kot in which were the Takhtkhanna (marble), zenanna and garden. 
Photo 345/(95) [Portrait of] His Holiness alias 'The Bustard'. Pir Sibghatullah Shah II, Pir Pagaro of Kingri, Pir-jo-goth, Rohri taluka, Sukkur District, Sind. The Pir of the Hurs. Hanged 20.3.1943. 
Photo 345/(96) [Prints 96-99 are portraits of two men]. Typical Hurs of the Farak Jamiat. These two Hurs took part in the attack on the village of the Pir of Bharchundi, where many Murids of the Pir of Bharchundi were killed. The attack was made at prayer time. 
Photo 345/(100) Typical Hurs. Hurs in disguise. They came to Karachi 'on Pirs service'. 
Photo 345/(101) Typical Hurs. One of the murderers of Pir Fatteh Ali Shah of Sukkur in disguise. 
Photo 345/(102) Typical Hurs. [Body of a Hur] 'Shot in action'. 
Photo 345/(103) Typical Hurs. 'Hanged'. Photo of Khaira Kyas Lalu Kyas Babal son of Gul Beig, caste Lighari Baloch of Sama Salta, Bahawalpur State. 
Photo 345/(104) [Prints 104-107]. Typical Hurs. [Portraits of the bodies of Hurs] Shot in action 1942-1943. 
Photo 345/(108) A body in the Thar Desert. What the Sind sun does to animal tissue. A Hur victim. 
Photo 345/(109) [Prints 109-111]. Hur leaders. I [Print 109] and II [Print 110] shot in action. III [Print 111] captured, tried and hanged. 
Photo 345/(112) [Prints 112-114]. Some victims in the Lahore Mail Hur derailment between Tando Adam and Oderolal, 16. V. 1942. 
Photo 345/(115) [The body of] Miro s/o Allah Baksh, Nizamani of Jakhrad, Sanghar, Sind. Dangerous Hur leader. Killed in action after he had shot dead 4 and wounded 5 policemen of the attacking party. 
Photo 345/(116) Sikandarpur full view Thana, Ballia. 
Photo 345/(117) Sikandarpur thana. 
Photo 345/(118) Bairia Police Station, close up of offices, Ballia Dist. 
Photo 345/(119) Sikandarpur Thana office, Ballia. 
Photo 345/(120) Sahtwar Thana, Ballia. 
Photo 345/(121) Sahtwar PS, Ballia. 
Photo 345/(122) Sikandarpur thana gate. 
Photo 345/(123) Bansdih, Ballia. Grain store, back view. 
Photo 345/(124) Sahtwar Thana, Ballia. 
Photo 345/(125) Sikandar[pur Thana (interior), Balia. 
Photo 345/(126) 'Nalkhanas Window', Bans-Deh Police Station, Ballia. 
Photo 345/(127) Sahtwar PS, Ballia. 
Photo 345/(128) Phillaur, the Fort, Southern or Delhi gate, from the moat. 
Photo 345/(129) March Past of the Mounted Police [at a parade attended by the Governor of Bombay, Sir Frederick Sykes]. 
Photo 345/(130) The March Past by companies of the Armed Police [at a parade attended by the Governor of Bombay, Sir Frederick Sykes], the Divisional police in the background prepare to march in fours. 
Photo 345/(131) His Excellency, the Governor of Bombay, Sir Frederick Sykes, inspects a parade of the Bombay City Police under the Commissioner of Police, Mr G.S. Wilson, CSI - the British Sergeants of the Armed Police. 
Photo 345/(132) [Parade of the Bombay City Police.] 
Photo 345/(133) [Unveiling of a memorial at Chauri Chaura.] 
Photo 345/(134) [Guests of honour arriving at the unveiling of a memorial, Chauri Chaura.] 
Photo 345/(135) [View of the unveiling of a memorial, Chauri Chaura.] 
Photo 345/(136) [General view after the unveiling of a memorial, Chauri Chaura.] 
Photo 345/(137) [Prints 137-141 are snapshot views in an unidentified forest landscape.] 
Photo 345/(142) [View of part of the Martyrs' Memorial: 'In the memory of unknown martyrs who laid their lives for the cause of Indian Independence'.] 
Photo 345/(143) [Martyrs' Memorial.] 
Photo 345/(144) [Snapshot view of the Residency, Lucknow, including the Mutiny Memorial on the left.] 
Photo 345/(145) [Ruined building in the Residency(?), Lucknow.] 
Photo 345/(146) [Snapshot of an elephant and its handler.] 
Photo 345/(147) [Snapshot of an elephant and its handler.] 
Photo 345/(148) [Snapshot of the Taj Mahal, Agra.] 
Photo 345/(149) [Prints 149-158 are miscellaneous colour snapshots.] 
Photo 345/(159) Photograph of (Late) Khan Bahadur Tassaduq Husain, MBE, IP. 
Photo 345/(160) [Detail of Khan Bahadur Tassaduq Hussain from an Inspector-General's Conference group.] 
Photo 345/(161) [Photograph of a painting of E.C. Handyside?] 
Photo 345/(162) [Reverse side of the Indian Police Medal for meritorious service.] 
Photo 345/(163) [Front of the Indian Police Medal for meritorious service.] 
Photo 345/(164) [Copy of a portrait of] Major General Sir W.H. Sleeman. 
Photo 345/(165) [Copy of a portrait of] Colonel James Sleeman, nephew of Sir Sleeman. 
Photo 345/(166) [Copy of a portrait of] Lady Sleeman. 
Photo 345/(167) [Copy of a portrait of] Captain H.A. Sleeman, son of Sir Sleeman. 
Photo 345/(168) [Copy of a portrait of] Lady W.H. Sleeman. 
Photo 345/(169) [Copy of a portrait of Major General Sir W.H. Sleeman.] 
Photo 345/(170) [Panoramic view of Gulmarg.] 


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