Melissa Bennett

Melissa Bennett - Collaborative Doctoral Partnership

Melissa is doing PhD research on photographs of the British West India Regiments between 1865-1914.

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Key points

  • Melissa's research is part of Africa’s Sons Under Arms, an AHRC-funded collaborative project between the British Library and the University of Warwick.
  • She is consulting photographic materials that have travelled throughout the UK, USA, Caribbean and West Africa.
  • Newspapers, books, and prints in the British Library's collections are helping Melissa trace the journey of the Regiment and its photographic portrayals.



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