LAHORE, BOMBAY, and DARJEELING A large album comprising approximately 133 images, mostly by Bourne
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LAHORE, BOMBAY, and DARJEELING A large album comprising approximately 133 images, mostly by Bourne
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LAHORE, BOMBAY, and DARJEELING
A large album comprising approximately 133 images, mostly by Bourne, albumen prints, mostly numbered and captioned in the image, images typically 220 x 290mm., green roan, worn upper covder lettered "Photographs India 1904-5. and with the initials "J.W." partially erased, oblong folio (320 x 430mm.), [printed c.1904]

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  • Despite many of these images being late printings of Bourne negatives dating back to the 1860s, the quality is good, with noteworthy content for N.W.F.P. Includes: Peshawar (4 street scenes); Khyber Pass (4); Afredeeds from Khyber Pass (Bourne 1387); Lahore (6, street scenes and Ranjit Singh's tomb); Bombay (13, including the High Victorian VT and BMC); Elephanta Caves (2); Gwalior (6); Delhi (20); Sikandra (2); Jaipur (5); Agra and Taj (15); Fatehpor Sikri (6); Cawnpore (3); Lucknow (6); Benares (5); Calcutta and Barrackpur (13); Darjeeling (2, several signed in the negative by Thomas Paar, as well as good portraits).
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