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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1930-1934
Extent: 0.1 linear foot (1 volume)
This collection consists of about 170 photographs, placed in an album, taken in India between 1930 and 1934 by an unidentified British soldier. Though the soldier is unknown, it is almost certain that he served in the Royal Fusiliers. The photographs in the album largely depict the every day life of British soldiers and their social activities, as well as providing evidence of British interest in Indian life and customs.
title
British soldier's photograph album of India
creator
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1195
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.1 linear foot (1 volume)
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1930-1934
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This collection consists of about 170 photographs, placed in an album, taken in India between 1930 and 1934 by an unidentified British soldier. Though the soldier is unknown, it is almost certain that he served in the Royal Fusiliers. The photographs in the album largely depict the every day life of British soldiers and their social activities, as well as providing evidence of British interest in Indian life and customs.
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1930s
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English
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Great Britain. Army.
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Photograph albums Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1935-1940
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 volume and 1 folder)
This collection depicts the experience of a young British soldier in the 8th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, possibly a lance bombardier named Davies, in India from 1935 to 1940.
title
Lance Bombardier Davies photograph album of India
creator
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1188
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
08 linear feet (1 volume and 1 folder)
inclusive date
1935-1940
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This collection depicts the experience of a young British soldier in the 8th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, possibly a lance bombardier named Davies, in India from 1935 to 1940.
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1930s 1940s
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English
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Great Britain. Army. Royal Regiment of Artillery.
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Photograph albums Photographs