London, South Kensington
6 April 2011
JOHN BURKE (1843-1900) AND WILLIAM BAKER (19TH CENTURY)
A morocco bound album containing thirty nine photographs of the Punjab and Kashmir, stamped with monogram 'ERTW', in gilt on the upper cover
titles inscribed in pencil on the mounts, the subjects including 'Murree. New Forest Road', 'Murree. The Brewery', 'On the Liddur River above Gunnesbul', 'The Liddur Valley and River', 'Kashmir - New Palace', 'City and Third Bridge', 'Bridge of shops', 'On the Dhul Canal with Sukht', 'On the Dhul Canal Chunar Bagh', 'Sind Valley below Sonamurg', 'Evening at Sonamurg after hailstorm', 'Baramoolka and old fort', 'The large Glaciers Sonamurg', 'Houses on the Mar Canal', 'President's Boat on the Dhul Canal', and 'Maharaja inspecting troops'
albumen prints on paper mounts
the album 14½ x 16in. (37 x 40.5cm.)
the album also includes amateur photographs of a British pig-sticking party, interior views of a colonial bungalow and a colonial residence, and a portrait photograph of the mountaineer Edward Whymper dated 'June 1904'
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