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IMAGE number
NAM5928585
Title
Waistbelt clasp, Bengal Staff Corps, 1870-1876 (waistbelt clasp)
Artist
Indian School, (19th century) / Indian
Location
National Army Museum, London
Medium
waistbelt clasp
Date
1870 (C19th)
Description
Waistbelt clasp, Bengal Staff Corps, 1870-1876. Silver and gilt waistbelt clasp with Queen Victoria’s cypher, ‘VR’, surmounted by a crown, within a circlet bearing the unit title. 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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