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Digital Media Bank ID: 63248
Original Filename: dmas_waa0110_d01.tif
Description: Burma image, WAA0110. [Burma Rifles military band] (Researcher's notes in brackets)Photograph taken by James Henry Green in the 1920s.
"The Kachin have served with success in the Burma Military Police since 1898. The first Kachins joined the regular army in 1916 and a company of them served in Mesopotamia with the 85th Burma Rifles for two years during the War. They were always cheerful, and adaptable. The amount of sickness was small, and as fighting men they were such a success that a battalion was formed on their return in 1919. The Army was opened to all classes now enlisted in 1917, but the majority of the tribes had been formerly tried with success in the Military or civil police. A battalion of Burmans served in Egypt, and one in Mesopotamia after the war, and a mixed battalion of the Company of Kachins, one Chins and one Karens was used in the Moolar Rebellion in 1931. These troops have in the past proved themselves adaptable even to life in the desert, but in Malaber they proved themselves to be first class jungle troop. The Moolar will never forget the Kachin with his long dah, they could not escape from him even in their own jungles." [Note on the races of Burma at present enlisted in the Burma Rifle Group, by Captain J. H. Green, 3/20th Burma Rifles and Assistant Recruiting officer Burma.]
Categories: Timeline/ 1920s, Collections/ World Art/ Asia/ James Henry Green Photos of Burma (Myanmar), Collections/ World Art/ Photographs  
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Credit: James Henry Green Charitable Trust
Licence: CC BY-SA
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Type (of Object or Artwork): Photographic Print
Title (of Artwork / Object): , [Burma Rifles military band]
Creator (of Artwork / Object): James Henry Green
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): Early 20th Century
Source (of Object / Artwork): Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
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Other Keywords: Photograph; Burma; Kachin; Myanmar
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Media: Image
Size: 49.65 MB; 3804 x 2318 pixels; 322 x 196 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1006 x 613 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape
Administrative info
Linked Accession no.: WAA0110
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    • Burma image, WA0005. View down the Rawang Valley,...
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    • Burma image, WA0027. Orderly, profile,...
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    • Some of my followers sitting on rocks. P.R.
    • Burma image, WA0046. Some of my followers sitting...
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    • Captain Green and Kachin soldiers.
    • Burma image, WA0226. Photograph taken by James...
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    • Captain Green and four Kachin soldiers.
    • Burma image, WA0228. [Captain Green and four...
    • Size: 39.32MB
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    • Kachin Dah dancer
    • Photograph taken by James Henry Green in Kachin...
    • Size: 61.42MB
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    • Orderlies unpacking and arrival. Kachin villagers in background.
    • Burma image, WA0288. [Orderlies unpacking and...
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    • My caravan entering Sinlum
    • Burma image, WA0323. Photograph taken by James...
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    • [Kachin Soldier]
    • Burma image, WA0376. [Kachin soldier. H & S]...
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      2662 x 3728px
    • View over the pine clad mountains from Tiddim, looking in the direction of Kennedy peak. P.R. Pict.
    • Burma image, WA0396. View over the pine clad...
    • Size: 56.31MB
      2653 x 3708px
    • View of Falam hill over the Myitha River, Chin soldier in the foreground. P.R. Pict.
    • Burma image, WA0401. View of Falam hill over the...
    • Size: 58.43MB
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    • Self and Kachins in Chin hills. R.
    • Burma image, WA0462. Self and Kachins in Chin...
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    • , Jane presenting medals. [Officer giving medals to a soldier.]
    • Burma image, WA0577. Jane presenting medals....
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    • [Memorial to Walter Scott and a Kachin soldier.]
    • Burma image, WA0582. [Memorial to Walter Scott...
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    • Rest house at Jor
    • Burma image, WA1320. Rest house at...
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    • Photograph; Elephants on Putao road.
    • Burma image, WA1423. Elephants on Putao...
    • Size: 58.5MB
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    • , [Subedar Sau Ohn, Military Police and Shans.]
    • Burma image, WAA0097. [Subedar Sau Ohn, Military...
    • Size: 58.34MB
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    • [Kachin soldiers marching.]
    • Burma image, WAA0107. [Kachin soldiers marching.]...
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      4131 x 3112px
    • [Kachin Soldiers]
    • Burma image, WAA0108. Kachin Soldiers....
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    • [A Kachin soldier]
    • Burma image, WAA0109. [A Kachin soldier]...
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    • [Officer and soldiers.]
    • Burma image, WAA0112. [Officer and soldiers.]...
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    • [A group of Kachin soldiers.]
    • Burma image, WAA0113. [A group of Kachin...
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    • Soldier at attention overlooking valley and mountains.]
    • Burma image, WA0112. Myself and a few men. One...
    • Size: 58.18MB
      3760 x 2638px
    • Kachin soldier standing by Christian grave.
    • Burma image, WA0200. Photograph taken by James...
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    • Our first kill a Mountain Sambur killed near the hill in background just brought home by boat.
    • Burma image, WAA0106. Our first kill a Mountain...
    • Size: 66.11MB
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    • , [Kachin soldier with bag and sword. Captain Green's camp in background.]
    • Burma image, WA0393. [Kachin soldier with bag and...
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    • Myself and a few men. One holding camera case.
    • Burma image, WA0055. Myself and a few men. One...
    • Size: 52.76MB
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    • Buffalo horns
    • Burma image, WA0321. Photograph taken by James...
    • Size: 59.22MB
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    • Self and some of the party during a rest. Except in the hills rough roads exist throughout the Shan States and bullock cart transport is slow but sure.
    • Burma image, WA0711. Self and some of the party...
    • Size: 29.86MB
      2756 x 1906px
    • Tribes enlisted in the Burma Rifles. Kachins in pugrees, a Karen Signaller and a Chin.
    • Burma image, WA1506A.Tribes enlisted in the Burma...
    • Size: 64.16MB
      3949 x 2845px
    • Kachin Dah.[Kachin Dah dancer]
    • Burma image, WA0366. Kachin Dah. [Kachin Dah...
    • Size: 60.61MB
      3745 x 2630px
    • , [Kachins and Indians with a British officer.]
    • Burma image, WAA0111. [Kachins and Indians with a...
    • Size: 71.53MB
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