INDIA, HIMALAYAS and NEPAL  Views, many in the Himalayan foothills, 1870s
Lot 354
INDIA, HIMALAYAS and NEPAL Views, many in the Himalayan foothills, 1870s
Sold for £2,400 (US$ 4,086) inc. premium
Lot Details
Photograph Albums
INDIA, HIMALAYAS and NEPAL
Views, many in the Himalayan foothills, 1870s
70 albumen prints (mostly one-per-page), some pencilled captions, contemporary dark blue morocco, 4to
album 360 x 270mm.

Footnotes

  • In addition to an image of a remarkable house and another of its staff posed in front, the album includes: Delhi (5 including Lahore Gate, and Bourne & Shepherd 1365, 1370, 1380); Old Fort Lahore; Dalhousie (2); Chumba (4); Mussoorie; Simla (4 including 2 by Craddock, one The Mall under thick snow); Chini Valley (Bourne & Shepherd 1498); Ranikhet (2, and implied location of the compiler's house); Benares (2 by Saché, negatives 322 and 339); Kathmandu (2, one Bourne & Shepherd 2467, the other of the Swayabunath stupa); Agra (3); Bageshwar, Pindur river and Kuphinee (a fine group of 8 by Saché, negatives 482, 490, 493, 501, 502, 518, 524, 527); Nainital (11, including a view of the brewery); Bombay and the Elephanta Caves (Saché 385, 420a, 422, 425, the first identified only in pencilled inscription on mount). See illustration overleaf.
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