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PHOTOGRAPHS

Title

Black Watch and indians hold advanced section of line near Facquissart Fort guarding Callais

Object Name

Stereoscope Photograph

Maker

Realistic Travels Publishers (Primary maker)

Date Made

c.1914-18
c.1914-18

Place Made

England: London
London

Description

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of Indian and Scottish soldier in trench. ‘Black Watch and Indians hold advanced section of line near Facquissart Fort guarding Callais’ The location is probably, in fact, Fauquissart. At least 1.2 million Indian troops served in the Great War, which is more than the Irish, Welsh and Scottish troops combined.

Materials

paper

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2012.58

Copyright

National Museums NI