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Camp of a native chieftain.

Camp of a native chieftain.

Photographer: Impey, Eugene Clutterbuck

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1860

Shelfmark: Photo 971/(70)

Item number: 97170

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a travellers' camp with bullock carts from an album of 80 albumen prints taken in North India by Eugene Clutterbuck Impey. General view of a camp on open ground, with woods beyond. In the words of James Fergusson accompanying the photograph: 'Under the large tree to the right are the chiefs' own tents, with variegated borders, and running walls of canvas enclose his private tents and those of his harem.' There is no information on the identity of the chieftain whose camp it is or of its location.

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