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IMAGE number
NAM5928327
Title
Button, Bengal Staff Corps, 1861-1876 (gilt)
Artist
English School, (19th century) / English
Location
National Army Museum, London
Medium
gilt
Date
1861-1876 (C19th)
Description
Button, Bengal Staff Corps, 1861-1876. Gilt button by Jennens and Company, London, with Queen Victoria’s cypher, ‘VR’, within a garter bearing the unit title, surmounted by a crown. In 1861 independent Staff Corps were created for the Bengal, Bombay and Madras Armies. Their purpose was to provide officers for native regiments and to fill Staff and Army Department positions. In addition, officers could be selected for civil and political placements. The separate Staff Corps were subsequently combined into the Indian Staff Corps. From the Field Marshal Sir John Chapple Indian Army Collection.
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Bridgeman Images
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