negative(black and white)
- Museum number
Negative (black and white); frontier Montenegrin guards, holding rifles, with a horse wearing saddle, on an open grassy area next to a stone building; mountains in the background; ?, Montenegro.
- Production date
- Aug 1912
Height: 8 centimetres
Width: 13.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Related images: Eu-A1-1 through 827 are all the same collection.
Bibliography: This image relates to Durham's work in Balkans 1910-1913, a written account of which can be found in: Durham, M. E. 1914. "The struggle for Scutari (Turk, Slav and Albanian)". London: Edward Arnold.
PicDoc 293: The Durham list in the associated PicDoc, compiled by George Sweatman (ca 1997), bears the inscription "? guard ? nr. ? 1912".
Production: The negative was originally housed in an glassine envelope, which bears the inscription: "67 Frontier Montenegrin guard near
Andrijeirtza [sic]. August 1912.
War was not declared till Oct 3 but
fighting begun much earlier, I was
there. Two block houses were burnt by
the Montes: + there were some 50.
wounded. The Montes; lied about this.
- Not on display
- Upper corner, small area brown spotting, possibly due to chemical change; remnant of adhesive on one edge of the negative.
Digital copy: saturation and levels adjusted.
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Eu-A2-12 (British Museum print number)