1 album containing photographs relating to the 112th Infantry Regiment in India and Mesopotamia just before and during the First World War. The photographs include informal portraits of a British officer (the original owner of the album). Subjects include recreational pursuits such as fishing and shooting in India and the tennis club at Meerut; a group photograph of the regiment's 'H' Company rugby team that won the Madras Cup in 1913 and scenes of the 112th Infantry on the North West Frontier (Swat Valley, Shabkadr Fort - including Pathans waiting for the Deputy Commissioner). From Mesopotamia we have photographs of the 112th Infantry entraining for Baghdad; the regimental pipe band; a rugby match played between representatives of units based on the right and left banks of the River Tigris; officers returned from a successful duck shoot; the 'Tree of Knowledge'; Turkish prisoners; Kut viewed from the Tigris; locusts covering a washstand in camp; a view over the rooftops of Baghdad; British field guns captured by the Turks at Kut and retaken by the British; a captured stock of Turkish river mines; the regimental hockey team; a sentry of the 112th Infantry using a bayonet-mounted trench viewing mirror; group photograph of Indian Officers on a course at the 17th Division's Platoon Training School and the 112th Infantry about to go into action during the Battle of Sharqat (23 - 30 October 1918).
Green, hard-covered album (Photo Dept Harrods Ltd), each page having space for 4 slipped-in prints. Some pages bear caption notes in ink underneath prints. Dimentions of the album are: 290mm x 240mm. The album hols 130 photographic prints and one sketch.