Risaldar-Major of 14th Murray's Jat Lancers, 1909.
Watercolour by Major Alfred Crowdy Lovett (1862-1919), 1909.
The Risaldar-Major, the most senior Indian officer of his regiment, rides at the head of a troop with sword drawn. His regiment was originally raised in 1857 as The Jat Horse Yeomanry for service during the Indian Mutiny (1857-1859).
This is the original artwork for an illustration in Major G F MacMunn's 'Armies of India', published in 1911.
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