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Nerba firing at me.

Image ID: 814262

Nerba firing at me. (1899)

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Image Title

:  Nerba firing at me.


: Landor, Arnold Henry Savage, 1865-1924 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1899

Depicted Date

: 1897

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 21 x 15 cm. (8 1/4 x 5 3/4 in.)


: Written on border: "Landor expedition, Tibet, 1897" Printed on border: "…the champion shots in the country, and the distance from the muzzle of his matchlock to me not more than four yards, the bullet missed me, whizzing past my left ear. Probably the speed at which my animal was proceeding saved me, as the marksman could not take a very steady aim; but my pony, startled at the sudden report of the matchlock at such close quarters, took fri ....
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Original Source

: From In the forbidden land : an account of a journey into Tibet : capture by the Tibetan Lamas and soldiers, imprisonment, torture and ultimate release brought about by Dr. Wilson and the political Peshkar Karak Sing-Pal. (New York : Harper, 1899) Landor, Arnold Henry Savage (1865-1924), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Punishments

Source Description

: 2 folders (76 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

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Digital ID

: 814262

Record ID

: 712981

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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