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The Retainers Review: Kashmir
What was the Delhi Durbar 1903 / Jul 6th, 2017 12:02 am     A+ | a-

VII - Kashmir

36 Musicians
68 Footmen with guns, maces and spears
25 Armed horsemen
8 Caparisoned horses
35 Horsemen from Gilgit and Yasin
8 Elephants

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The Musicians. The horsemen at the back are the ones from Gilgit and Yasin

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The two Giants from Kashmir

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Beau Geste set 91, the two Giants from Kashmir with Gertrude Bell (retired)

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Beau Geste set 216, Kashmir infantry (retired)

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Beau Geste set 216, Kashmir military band (retired)

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Armed horsemen

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This photo shows one of the Kashmir giants with the Gilgit and Yasin horsemen, walking at his side

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Although they weren't mentioned in the program (as many others), these guys were definitely in the Kashmir contingent. All the newspapers and books mention them, for their colored clothes and masks, their dance and music

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Beau Geste set 159, the Ladhaki Devil Dancers (retired)

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Beau Geste set 160, the Ladhaki Musician Monks

That's all about the Retainers Review program. I'll come with something new soon

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