15 JANUARY

COLONEL PRACTICES HIS PHOTOGRAPHY DURING EXTRA-JUDICIAL EXECUTIONS

[ 15 January 1886 ]

On this day in 1886, Colonel Hooper, the Provost Marshal at Mandalay in Burma, ordered the extra-judicial execution of five suspect rebels. According to a E.K. Moylan, The Times Mandalay correspondent, the Colonel used their killing and other similar shootings to practice his photography skills.

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