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  Item Reference: Hamilton 18/8/1/28

Description

Storming the Arhanga Pass. Central to this photograph there is a gun/cannon it has five soldiers in close proximity each wearing uniform and turbans. The gun appears to have been recently fired due to the smoke that can be seen in the photograph. To the right of the picture a soldier can be seen overseeing operations. To the forefront on the left of the picture there are two men sitting each in uniform each with a turban on. One appears to be holding a shell. 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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