BURMA and INDIA An album of 47 images, a significant number with Bourne captions and numbers in the negative, [c.1880]
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BURMA and INDIA An album of 47 images, a significant number with Bourne captions and numbers in the negative, [c.1880]
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BURMA and INDIA
An album of 47 images, a significant number with Bourne captions and numbers in the negative, albumen prints, mounted back to back, images typically 205 x 290mm., the leaves with original passe-partout and loose between heavy Japanese laquered boards, oblong folio (270 x 350mm.), [c.1880]

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  • Includes good Bourne images for Calcutta, Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Benares, Darjeeling, Lucknow, Cawnpore, Simla and a fine group of Bhooteas (Bourne 1905 illustrated). Others include Bombay (VT);a maharajah seated formally on a dais with boys on charis in the foreground; pupils of the Kidderpore Vernacular School at their studies, a couple of others (madrassas?). The Burmese group includes fine views of temples and the Mingun Bell (in a decayed state, it is now the largest ringing bell in the World), and a huge white paper elephant being prepared for burning at a festival.
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