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Burma Campaigns 1889-91

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029A

Scope and Contents

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.


  • Creation: 1889 - 1891

Conditions Governing Access

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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


1 album(s) (35 images in 1 album)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

As the original album was damaged by water, the photographs, with accompanying captions, have been remounted in a new album.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: South East Asia, fiche number 1.


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.



Includes index.
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Repository Details

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