Camels carrying cannons, Indian Mutiny

#Picture Number TP220

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of camels carrying cannons. These small brass cannons, known as jingalls (or gingals) and mounted on camels, were used by the native Indian army during the Indian Mutiny (1857-58). The cannons are fixed to the camel’s hump and can be operated by the camel driver. A soldier on a horse and footsoldiers accompany the camels.