Burma Campaigns 1889-91

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 115 RCS/Y3029A
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
      English .
  • Physical Description
      1 album(s) 35 images in 1 album

Scope and Content

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.

Access Information

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).


Includes index.

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue of the collection can be found on ArchiveSearch.

Alternative Form Available

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.

Additional Information

This collection level description was entered by KS using information from the original typescript catalogue.