Stopping for water on the march. In the foreground of this photograph the ground is dry and dusty on the right there is a partial view of a soldier he is holding something in his left hand and wears a turban. Further into the photograph directly in line with him there is a well. A man in light coloured robes and turban appears to be guiding the rope. Beyond the device is a dry stone, there are soldiers sitting on it.In the centre of the photograph two soldiers are standing with their back to the photographer on the left of the photograph a group of soldiers are standing.
From the Black and White war album number 3, the Tirah Campaign, snapshots by Rene Bull (Black and White Publishing Co, London, 1899).
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…
Collection Terms & Categories
- War/Campaign/Operation: Tirah Expedition (1897-1898)
- Asia: Asia - Southern - North West Frontier
- Theme (Main): Conflict & Military Operations
- Theme (Main): Empire & Commonwealth
- Subject: Boundaries & Borders
- Subject: Death & Dying
- Subject: Medicine
- Subject: Propaganda & Influence Ops
- Item: Photographic (album)
- Information: Visual