Both the Englishmen wore light clothes and white pith helmets
and puggrees, but there, for the most part, their resemblance ended.
From a heterogeneous collection of loot, Achmet Zek procured a pith helmet
and a European saddle, and from his black slaves and followers a party of porters, askaris and tent boys to make up a modest safari for a big game hunter.
He wheeled to face an utter stranger--a tall, black-haired, gray-eyed stranger clad in khaki and pith helmet
His eyes took in my large pith helmet
, my khaki jacket, and bandoleers of cartridges, the two revolvers swinging at my hips, the large rifle resting against my body.
This, of course, meant that they wore pith helmets
, which protected them from the sun; and shorts, which didn't.
In Pointy Shoes and Pith Helmets
, an investigation of dress and identity formation during the last century of colonial rule in Ambon, Marianne Hulsbosch demonstrates she has taken Tarlo's words to heart.
10THE troops based in India were still getting a taste of life back home as our photo of four soldiers studying copies of the Liverpool ECHO while wearing pith helmets
Dust off the pith helmets
, boys - the sun is rising again on The Empire.
I love that fact that they were found in Africa because I have this mental image of the people who came across them dressing in pith helmets
and having to hack their way through the jungle with machetes," he said.
come in different shapes from various regiments.
Now, I'm pretty sure most of you don't lose any sleep about the European working time directive, and you don't all hold Empire parties where you all dress up in pith helmets
or re-enact the victory over the French at Agincourt.
As well as exhibits of Hittite culture there will be the chance for visitors to try on modern reproductions of Hittite battle dress as well as the traditional pith helmets
worn by westerners unused to the fierce sun of the region.