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DIWAN GOPAL DASS

'Visit to Kashmir by their Excellencies Lord & Lady Lansdowne and Suite', circa 1890

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DIWAN GOPAL DASS
'Visit to Kashmir by their Excellencies Lord & Lady Lansdowne and Suite', circa 1890
Album of sixty gelatin silver prints, approx. 4¼ x 6 to 8 x 10¼ in., mounted one-per-page with numbered title labels, red morocco, gilt, titled and with photographer's credit By Diwan Gopal Dass, B.C. Jummu and Kashmir State on front cover, g.e., oblong 4to.

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A record of the state visit from the departure of the Maharajah of Kashmir by boat from his palace to greet the Viceroy at the Residency, Srinagar to the departure of Lord and Lady Lansdowne from 'Baramulla' through a decorated 'farewell' arch. Includes views in and around Srinagar, the Viceregal picnic party, group portraits of dancing Lamas with musical instruments and masks, and a visit to 'Achibal'.

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