Building a camp at Longmien

Scope and Content

B&W photographic print. 'Building a camp. A Konyak coolie is carrying water while a Gurkha soldier guards the camp.'

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Ethnic group: Naga

Ethnic group: Konyak Naga

Coolie is the photographer's term. When originally applied, the term 'coolie' was widely used to describe to anyone of Asia ethnicity. It is thought to have originate from terms in Gujarati, Tamil and Turkish roughly meaning labourer or slave. The term ha

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

13 x 7.5 cm

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