Bombay Chiefs’s Camp

Bombay Chiefs’s Camp

Mortimer Menpes



Source: The Durbar, facing p. 180

“The golden ornaments on the top of their banners are emblems which have been bestowed upon them by the Mogul Emperors. In one of the golden balls is the sacred water from the Ganges, which, if sprinkled on a dying man during battle, will ensure his entrance into heaven.”

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