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  Item Reference: Hamilton 18/8/1/14

Description

Gordon Highlanders burying their dead after the Ghagra Kotal battle. Photograph depicting soldiers in kilts. To the right side of the picture a soldier can be seen bent over and digging.On his left are a group of soldiers are standing they have their backs to the photographer. A soldier on the left side of the photograph has a spade in his hand. 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).

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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