Sub-officer, Sepoy officer of Cipahys. Hindustan.

Sub-officer, costume, India, military, Cipahys, Hindustan,
Sub-officer, Sepoy officer of Cipahys. Hindustan.

Sub-officer of Cipahys. Hindustan 19th century.

Sous-officer de Cipahys. Indoustan.

Source: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.

Illustration, damasks, ornament
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