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Photograph taken by Gertrude Bell in Pakistan, January 1903


Canon made in Kabul, brought over by Ahmed Shah Abdali and used in the Battle of Panipat. Cast from bronze and copper. Under Ranjit Singh it became the symbol of the Sikh Empire. Made famous by Rudyard Kipling in "Kim".

Reference code
Bell, Gertrude Margaret Lowthian
Creation Date
Photograph Album Caption by Gertrude Bell
The Gun Zamzama
Former reference
RTW 2_075
Photograph album
India ยป Lahore
IIIF Manifest