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  Item Reference: Hamilton 18/8/1/11


Bombay sappers and miners at work building a road at Chagru Kotal. Photograph of mountainous dry terrain, there are a row of men some of whom are bent over and appear to be digging a the road from the dry slope. In the far background a soldier stand in uniform surveying the scene. In the foreground a man in uniform with a large turban is standing with his back towards the others. 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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