The Spirit of Survival : Armenians through the Camera's Eye
Exhbit Label:
ARDASHESS HAMP, BRITISH ARMY INTELLIGENCE OFFICER, Seaforth Highlander's Regiment
Afion–Karahissar, 1919
While infiltrating Turkish lines for the British, Ardashess Hampartzoumian sought homeless Armenian boys and brought them to safety. He shortened his name to "Hamp" to avoid being recognized by the Turks as an Armenian.
Credit Line:
Courtesy of Ardashess Hampar
Photo ID#:
HAMPAR, Ardashess 7–79
Place:
Afion Karahisar/Afyon/Hudavendigar Vilayet/Bursa Vilayet/Ottoman Empire/Turkey
Date:
1919
Photographer:
Unknown
People:
Hampar, Ardashess
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