SACHÉ (JOHN) An album of 72 topographical views and portraits of Indian trades and types, c.1875
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SACHÉ (JOHN)
An album of 72 topographical views and portraits of Indian trades and types, c.1875
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SACHÉ (JOHN)
An album of 72 topographical views and portraits of Indian trades and types, albumen prints, including a linen-backed three-part panorama of a hill station, the majority signed and numbered in the negative, mounted one per page and back to back, images 235 x 290mm., half morocco, 'Photographic Views in India by J. Saché, Nynee Tal' in gilt on upper cover, upper cover detached, oblong folio (330 x 390mm.), c.1875

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  • Including: street scenes and civic buildings in Bombay; a number of views of rural life, including native huts; boats in the harbour in Calcutta; a funeral and funeral pyre; street vendors; nautch girls; the Iron Pillar at Delhi in the Qutub complex; Qutub Minar; a view of the Cawnpore memorial; approximately 7 views in and of Lucknow, including a number of gates, and views of the Kaiser Bagh; four views of the Taj Mahal, Agra; three views of Agra Fort; 2 views of caves at Elephanta; approximately 2 views of Nainital; approximately 5 views in Srinigar, Kashmir, and several mountain (?Himalaya) views.
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