National Geographic : 1946 Apr
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome by Peter Upton Muir One of "Tippoo's Tiger Men" Bares His Saber-and His Feet Chalk rings around this warrior's eyes make him look fierce. His uniform is worn by a small band in honor of a Mysore Moslem army led by Tippoo Sultan. Tippoo was defeated in 1799 by a British force which included Col. Arthur Wellesley, later the Duke of Wellington. Mysore now is a Hindu State. Kodachrome byMaynard Owen Williams Delhi's Festival of Id Booms Trade for aSweetmeat Vendor Throughout the Moslem world thefollowers ofMohammed cast offrestraint for the Id holiday at the endof Ramadan, theyearly month offasting. This merchant, seated before the Great Mosque ofDelhi, sells crullerlike cakes toa group of visitors. For the children this isbutone'stop inaround offun.