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: British Empire & Commonwealth

: Sitwell

: 2003/071/1/1/3/30

: The 'Witch of Ghoom'

: c. 1900

: A woman, probably Tibetan, known locally as the ‘Witch of Ghoom’ (Ghum), a village near Darjeeling. Several different photographs of this woman exist in postcard and cigarette card from from around 1900, all similarly identifying her as the ‘Witch of Ghoom'. Printed caption: No. 88. WITCH OF GHOOM TH. PAAR. DARJEELING Original manuscript caption: The Witch of Ghoom

India

: 1 photograph

: Item

: 1 sepia photograph, extracted from album and mounted on card

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