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  Item Reference: Hamilton 18/8/1/5


Photograph shows a tented military encampment at Karuppa where heavy snipping was experienced. On the right of the photograph a clearing of rough soil and stones. In the background to the right can be seen a figure wearing a turban and short trousers, behind him a small group of people. To the left of the photograph are a row of small tents some military personnel can seen. Beyond the camp are some trees, and in the background a mountain range snow capped. From the Black and White war album number 3, the Tirah Campaign, snapshots by Rene Bull (Black and White Publishing Co, London, 1899).


Tirah - Photographic Journalism (Part 1)


This represents the first part of a photograph album published by Black and white Magazine, covering the Tirah Campaign in India's North West Frontier between 1897 and 1898. The Expedition photographs are illustrative of the many colonial campaigns undertaken by the British and their allies in this…

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