A frontier tribesmen, 1919 (c)
Photograph by Randolph Bezzant Holmes, 3rd Afghan War, 1919 (c).
Randolph Bezzant Holmes (1888-1973) was a professional photographer who lived for over 50 years in the North West Frontier region of India. His business was based in Peshawar from 1918 to 1947. He travelled extensively with both civil and military expeditions in the Himalayas and Central Asia. During the 3rd Afghan War (1919) he photographed many aspects of the campaign including the terrain and the peoples of the frontier areas.
One of 262 photographs taken and collected by R B Holmes, North West Frontier, 1890 (c)-1944.
NAM Accession Number
National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection