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  Item Reference: Hamilton 18/8/1/16


Afridi spies captured outside Karuppa Camp. Group photograph of seven men beyond them a soldier looks on. The group consists from left to right a soldier with a man behind him wearing a turban, next to the soldier a man in traditional dress wearing a turban with his upper face covered, he has a beard and is holding a stick/cane behind him is a man wearing a light coloured turban. Beside him is another soldier who has linked arms with a man who is wearing traditional dress, he has a turban on and his whole face is covered Next to him on the far right is a soldier who is clean shaven. 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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