The Naval and Military Press in a special publication,has assembled the full set of forty-one chromolithographic colour uniform plates + the colour frontispieces and title pages, taken from “HER MAJESTY’S ARMY 1888”. This is a beautifully illustrated snapshot of British and Colonial Army uniforms, that was originally produced at the end of the 19th century by the London publishing business “J.S. Virtue” the main feature of which was the production of illustrated works.
The British plates are by G.D. Giles who saw service with the British Army in India, Afghanistan, Egypt, those of the Indian & Colonial are by H. Bunnett.
GILES & BUNNETT’S VICTORIAN ARMY UNIFORM ALBUM 1888 A series of FINE uniform plates illustrating the dress of Her Majesty’s British and Colonial Forces in her Golden Jubilee year
A beautifully illustrated snapshot of British and Colonial Army uniforms, produced at the later part of the Queen Victoria’s reign. An absolute must for anyone with an interest in the dress of the army before red shifted to khaki.