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Quetta, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/34

Scope and Contents

275 x 206 mm. A view showing part of the Cantonment area (precise location unidentified) (precise location unidentified) of Quetta, with mountains beyond. The roads (lined with containers for growing trees) are laid out on a grid pattern, with army quarters (mainly small bungalows) grouped on the plots of land. Quetta was secured by treaty from the Khan of Khalat in 1876 and this photograph was probably only taken a few years later since both the buildings and gardens have a recently completed look. It is not clear when, or indeed if Cameron visited Quetta, but he may have been involved in some of the construction work.


  • Creation: 1880 - 1889


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, apart from slight fading at edges.

Related Materials

For other views of Quetta see BAM 2/35 and BAM 2/36.




Cameron, M A (?)

Finding aid date

2002-05-24 17:09:36+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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