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  Item Reference: Hamilton 18/8/1/8

Description

Artillery at Hari Singh fort (built to keep Afghans in check). Photograph of a gun emplacement, sandbags are positioned in front of the gun (battery).To the left of the photograph a soldier is standing to attention and is in full uniform. Another soldier pictured with his back to the camera man is also in full uniform. Two others with him are dressed more casually one with rolled up sleeves and open necked shirt. The other with long sleeves. Neither is wearing a jacket but all are wearing helmets.There are trees in the background . From the Black and White war album number 3, the Tirah Campaign, snapshots by Rene Bull (Black and White Publishing Co, London, 1899).

Collection

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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