Albums from the J.P. Mills Photographic Collection

Material Information

Albums from the J.P. Mills Photographic Collection Album A
Series Title:
J.P. Mills Photographic Collection
Mills, J. P. (James Philip), 1890-1960.
Hobson, Geraldine ( contributor )
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Subjects / Keywords:
Naga Hills (India) ( lcsh )
Naga (South Asian people) ( lcsh )
Naga ( ethnicity )
एशिया -- भारत -- नगालैंड -- त्युएनसांग जिले
এশিয়া -- ভারত -- নাগাল্যান্ড
Spatial Coverage:
Asia -- India -- Nagaland -- Tuensang District -- Yongya
26.593548 x 94.811164


Album A mainly contains photographs Taken during a punitive expedition in April 1923 to the Konyak village of Yungya, certain inhabitants of which had carried out a head-hunting raid on Kamahu. J.P. Mills was Assistant Commissioner, Mokokchung at this time. He accompanied J.H. Hutton, Deputy Commissioner, Kohima, who was his superior and therefore wrote the official Tour Diary for the expedition. The military escort of Gurkhas was commanded by Captain W.B.S. Shakespear. The Konyak tribe lived in the northern part of the Naga Hills. To the west, the Konyaks bordered the Assam plains and the Ao Nagas; on the south-east were the Phoms; and, on the east, the Singphos of Burma. At the time of these photographs much of their country was unadministered and little known and some of the villages visited during this expedition had never before been seen by Europeans. ( en )
General Note:
This item may be used under license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial (CC BY-NC)
General Note:
Yongya is alternatively known as Yungya
General Note:
Album A is part of the "J.P. Mills Photographic Collection". (Held in the SOAS, University of London, Archives and Special Collections.)
General Note:
Individually indexed photographs are available as part of the SOAS Digital Library.
General Note:
VIAF ID: 2475026 (name authority) : Mills, J.P. (James Philip), 1890-1960
General Note:
VIAF ID: 24095368 (name authority) : Hobson, Geraldine

Record Information

Source Institution:
SOAS, University of London
Holding Location:
Archives and Special Collections
Rights Management:
Copyright held by the Estate of J.P. Mills. The Estate is currently (2015) represented by Geraldine Hobson.
Resource Identifier:
PP MS 58/02/A ( calm reference number )


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