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[Campbell Twins in a Shigram, Governor General's Camp]

Artist:
Jean Baptiste Oscar Mallitte (French, 1829–1905)
Date:
1858–61
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 9.7 x 19.6 cm (3 13/16 x 7 11/16 in.) Mount: 33 x 26 cm (13 x 10 1/4 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, Cynthia Hazen Polsky Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.491.1 (56b)
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in black ink mount, recto TR: "56."; BC: "Campbell twins in Shigram. Gr. Genls. Camp."
John Constantine Stanley; Canning estate (?); [...]; (sold, Christie's, South Kensington, Oct. 30, 1986); Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

The 'Shigram' is a typical hack palanquin carriage drawn by bullock or camels. Seen are Charles James Campbell and Edward Fitzgerald Frederick Campbell, twins of Edward Campbell, Military Secretary to Lord Canning.

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