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PHOTOGRAPHS

Title

The famous Gurhas with their deadly kukries charge the enemy near Neuve Chapelle

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 Gurkhas charging Germans at Neuve Chapelle. ‘The famous Gurkhas with their deadly kukries charge the enemy near Neuve Chapelle’ Neuve Chapelle was one of the most well-known campaigns for the Nepalese troops known as Gurkhas, with their famous knives known as kukries.100,000 Gurkhas participated in the Great War.

Materials

paper

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2012.59

Copyright

National Museums NI