Lahore Shield

SMI 16: Lahore Shield.Date: Probably early nineteenth centuryLocation: The Royal Armouries, Leeds: Object number: XXVIA.140 This round shield is of watered steel, elaborately decorated with a border in gold koftgari. Presented by the East India Company in 1851. History The Shield has a surface of the metal inside the border are

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Sikh Helmet

SMI 17: Sikh HelmetDate: Probably nineteenth centuryPrevious location: Lahore, Punjab.Location: The Royal Armouries, Leeds: Object number: XXVIA.35 A Sikh Helmet moulded into a shape resembling the Sikh turban. This is one of a small number of helmets, probably made in Lahore, with skulls or bowls shaped in the form of

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Leicester Sikh Manuscript

In the above model select ” static pose ” or ” open” and press the play button. SMI 15: Sikh manuscriptDate: Early 1800 Size: 28 cm x 19 cmPrevious Location: Punjab, India. Location: MS 241, University of Leicester A Sikh Manuscript found on the battlefields of Ferozeshah, Punjab containing verses

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Khalsa Army Flag

SMI 14: Khalsa Army flag Date: Prior to 1849The Khalsa Army flag used by the Khalsa Army during the Anglo Sikh Wars of 1845-1846 and 1848-1849. The flag is composed of of triangular form with three seams, one side with central gilt solar motif on floral ground, the other with

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The Sutlej Medal

SMI 13: Sutlej MedalDate: 1846Location: UK The Sutlej Medal was a campaign medal approved in 1846, for issue to officers and men of the British Army and East India Company who served in the Sutlej campaign or First Anglo-Sikh War of 1845-1846 in Punjab, India. History The Anglo Sikh wars

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