CALCUTTA, CAWNPORE AND NAINITAL Album of approximately 100 photographic views relating to the career of Major J.M. Hamilton of the Gordon Highlanders, including views of India (45) and military/Colonial groups (11), c.1896-1913

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CALCUTTA, CAWNPORE AND NAINITAL
Album of approximately 100 photographic views relating to the career of Major J.M. Hamilton of the Gordon Highlanders, including views of India (45) and military/Colonial groups (11), c.1896-1913

Sold for £ 765 (US$ 1,051) inc. premium
CALCUTTA, CAWNPORE AND NAINITAL
Album of approximately 100 photographic views relating to the career of Major J.M. Hamilton of the Gordon Highlanders, including views of India (45) and military/Colonial groups (11), mostly gelatin silver prints, mounted one or 2 images per page recto and verso on card, images 210 x 290mm. and smaller, contemporary blind-stamped morocco over boards, the upper cover captioned "J.M.H. 4. November 1896", ties (one missing), scuffed, oblong 4to (240 x 310mm.), c.1896-1913

Footnotes

  • Album compiled by J.M. Hamilton, with images of his time at Winchester College, Sandhurst, and India in the service of the Gordon Highlanders. The Indian images include Groups include Calcutta (Madras Fort, Post Office, Hoogley Bridge), Nainital, Amritsar (2), Lucknow (inluding members of the School of Gymnastics, 1909, with both British and Indian members; Highland Gatherings), the Delhi Durbar 1911 (3), Agra (8, smaller images), Cawnpore (parade).
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CALCUTTA, CAWNPORE AND NAINITAL Album of approximately 100 photographic views relating to the career of Major J.M. Hamilton of the Gordon Highlanders, including views of India (45) and military/Colonial groups (11), c.1896-1913
CALCUTTA, CAWNPORE AND NAINITAL Album of approximately 100 photographic views relating to the career of Major J.M. Hamilton of the Gordon Highlanders, including views of India (45) and military/Colonial groups (11), c.1896-1913
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