Britain's Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, centre, with Lieutenant General Leslie Morshead and General Henry Maitland Wilson in Iran, on June 21, 1942, during the Duke's tour of the Middle East. (AP Photo)
Colonialism

New Footage Reveals the British Empire’s Hidden Workings in India and Iran

A newly released trove of films sheds new light on aspects of the British Empire’s imperial science, administration and colonial travel through India and Iran.