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The Mutiny Veterans and the Gymnastic Displays
What was the Delhi Durbar 1903 / Jun 28th, 2017 9:13 pm     A+ | a-
On January 3rd, The viceroy Lord Curzon received the Mutiny Veterans on the lawn in front of his residence.

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On the same day and on the 5th, two assault-of-arms were held in the Amphitheatre. Some of the events held there were the Musical Ride of the I.Battery and the 15th Hussars, Gymnastic displays by the Army gymnastic staff, and the running drill of the 15th Sikh.

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A few more pictures of the previous events

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The Imperial Durbar day, the proclamation. Curzon, Connaught and their wives already in place.

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A Battery Skirmish display

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A painting portraiting the arrival of the authorities at the Amphitheatre
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The Mutiny Veterans marching at the Amphitheatre

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Just to show how busy traffic was to and from the camps, the Patiala camp

The fireworks evening
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