Collection by Doug Welch


The colonialists would not have been able to enjoy their hegemony over huge swathes of the world without cooperation form at least some of the subject peoples. This board collects images of an era we might want to forget as a civilization, but that bred curious situations of the colonial masters and their collaborators needing to recognize that there is no monopoly on humanity. Although I oppose racism and imperialism, these images are reminders of a weird and messed up world of the past.

Gente della Guerra is a great picture of Indian soldiers of the British Army, Stationed In Tientsin, China in History Of India, History Online, British History, World History, World War One, First World, Army History, Army Uniform, Military Uniforms

Nick Britten (@Nick_Britten)

The latest Tweets from Nick Britten (@Nick_Britten). Avid reader and lover of History. Avid Spurs fan. #COYS. Rochester, South East

Sowar Guides Cavalry Punjab Frontier Force & Sepoy Sikh Regiment Bengal Infantry, A colour plate from "The Frontier Ablaze". British Army Uniform, British Uniforms, British Soldier, Military Art, Military History, Military Uniforms, Bengal Lancer, Army Drawing, British Colonial

Gentlemen in Khaki

This post is deadicated to Mr Mannix, Kipling, Nick, Garrison, Armond, Sander, Alan and the many many other Colonial enthusiasts... First here is an image of a British Sgt. 9th Lancers, Afghanistan, 1880... A few images of Sudan infantry from Kitchener's invasion force... Some early painted 54mm from one of my earliest recollections of Colonial Infantry... To the core of today's blog topic...the various wars and conflicts in Afghanistan between 1878 & 1900...Drummer-roddick saving his offier…

La Pintura y la Guerra. Italian Empire, Italian Army, Military Art, Military History, Ww2 Uniforms, British Uniforms, Military Uniforms, Military Drawings, Army Uniform

Uniformes italianos - Página 2

Regio Esercito, Invasione del Somaliland britannico - 1 Jusbascci, 66º Battaglione coloniale (Eritreo), 17ª Brigata Colonialre 2 Capo comandante Dubat. - 3 Camicia nera MSVN, 11a Legione CC.NN.