An original album of photographs of the Northumberland Fusiliers taken in India in 1924
The album contains 16 albumen photographs, all of which are in good condition, but with some slight fading and slight spotting.
Each page has a printed description opposite, which identifies the sitters.
1 Colours and Drums
2 Battalion on Parade 5th Fusiliers
4 Battalion Headquarters
5 W.Os S Sergts and Sergts
6 CPLS Group
7 'A' Company
8 'B' Company
9 'C' Company
10 'D' Company
11 Headquarters Company
12 Band 2nd Bn The Fifth Fusiliers
13 Drum 2nd Bn The Fifth Fusiliers
14 Names of Signallers
15 Machine Gun Section
16 Indian Platoon
The front of the album is titled '2nd Battalion The Northumberland Fusiliers Fyzabad 1924' and the photographer was B L Shaw of Ranikhet.
The internal thick card pages have photos mounted on one side and are generally good, no foxing but with some minor dirty marks around the edges. They are slighty distorted, but not damaged.
The book is in reasonable, intact condition, considering its age.
The red cover is faded, scuffed and bumped quite badly on the corners. The spine is intact.
This was probably compiled as a souvenir for the soldiers.
A scarce and valuable record of the Military.
Overall Size approx 7.5x5.5ins x 0.5ins thick (19x14x1.5cms) Size of photos approx 5.5x4ins (14x10cms)
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Item ID: IMP 2920