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  Item Reference: Hamilton 18/8/1/6

Description

Gordon Highlanders resting on a march between Peshawar and Kohat. Photograph depicting soldiers and horses. There are various military personnel who appear to be wearing kilts and sporrans. Their demenour appears to be relaxed. Various boxes are strewn across the scene. To the left of the photograph can been seen 3 soldiers sitting down beyond them a couple of horses. To the right of the photograph in the foreground one soldier has his back to the camera, one is looking towards the camera (wearing a kilt) whilst the third is in a relaxed posture with his hand supporting his head leaning on a box. In the background can be seen a mountain range. From the Black and White war album number 3, the Tirah Campaign, snapshots by Rene Bull (Black and White Publishing Co, London, 1899).

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Tirah - Photographic Journalism (Part 1)

Description

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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