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  Item Reference: Hamilton 18/8/1/21


Storming the Sampaga Pass. Photograph depicts a gun battery, two cannon are visible, a soldier is crouched on the right side of the photograph looking towards the battery nearest to him. There are two men at the cannon one is obscured behind the other who is leaning over. There is another cannon on the far left of the photograph.The landscape is of rocky desolate appearance with some scrubby grass. In the distance is a range of hills or mountains. 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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