A collection of albumen prints by F. Beato and others. The photographs include views connected with the Wuntho Sawbwa Campaign 1890-91, the Chin Lushai Expedition 1889-90 and a number of ethnographical studies. Most of the photographs have captions.
Burma Campaigns 1889-91
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- ReferenceGB 115 RCS/Y3029A
- Dates of Creation1889-1891
- Language of MaterialEnglish .
- Physical Description1 album(s) 35 images in 1 album
Scope and Content
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This collection is available on microfiche: South East Asia, fiche number 1.
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
As the original album was damaged by water, the photographs, with accompanying captions, have been remounted in a new album.
The photograph descriptions include information and quotations from: Scott, J. G. (1900), Gazetteer of Upper Burma and the Shan States, Rangoon: Printed by the Superintendent, Government printing, Burma. A number of the photographs are also reproduced in this work.
This collection level description was entered by KS using information from the original typescript catalogue.