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Richard Burton in disguise as an Indian

Posted in Adventure, Fashion, Historical articles, History, Institutions, Literature, Politics, Religion on Friday, 20 November 2015

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This exotic picture shows Sir Richard Burton, the famous scholar, traveller and Orientalist, in an utterly convincing disguise. While serving in Army Intelligence in India, the daredevil Burton dressed as an Indian and mixed with the natives to uncover any plots and intrigues against the Raj.

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Richard Burton in disguise

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