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Army uniforms of the Empire and Commonwealth, 1860s-1940s

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011Q

Scope and Contents

A collection of loose prints of various sizes, printed reproductions and other ephemera relating to the uniforms of overseas military units. The prints are by various photographers. The file also includes a photocopy copy of Tylden's Royal Commonwealth Society Library Talk - 'The history of the overseas armed forces' (10 April 1960).


  • Creation: 1860 - 1949


Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical / Historical

The collection was compiled by Major Geoffrey Tylden (1883-1970), an authority on imperial military units.


1 file(s) (16 images in 1 file)

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: General Collections, fiche number 15.


This collection level description was entered by KS using information from the original typescript catalogue.


Tylden, Geoffrey, 1883-1970, Major

Includes index.
2003-07-29 12:27:07+00:00
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

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