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  Item Reference: Hamilton 18/8/1/20


Looting a village outside Karuppa Camp. The photograph depicts a building of ramshackle appearance that abutts a wall of sturdy construction.The building is constructed of interwoven material between upright sticks. There is access on the left side of the structure up to a balcony area and then onto the roof.In front of the building to the left side stands one man in the near foreground and 3 others who are looking into the building the soldier on the right hand side is standing very upright and wears a striped turban with his uniform. 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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