SAMUEL BOURNE (1834-1912), PHOTOGRAPHER AND OTHERS, LATE 19TH CENTURY
A half morocco bound album containing sixty three photographs of India, Ceylon, China, Japan and the Middle East, belonging to George Farrer Rodwell, stamped 'G.F.R. 1885-6' in gilt on upper cover, with bookplate on front pastedown
containing sixteen Indian views, fifteen Ceylon views, nine Chinese views, eleven Japanese views and twelve Middle Easten views, with titles inscribed on the mounts, the subjects including 'Bombay', 'Lucknow. Chutter Munzil. General View.', 'Agra. The Taj from the Fountain', 'Benares. The Burning Ghât', 'Delhi. The Palace. Motee Musjid', 'Delhi. The Jumma Musjid. Mosque and Quadrangle.', 'Delhi. The Kutub Minar', 'Darjeeling. Mist rising after rain', 'Darjeeling. Hill from Leblong.', 'Darjeeling. Group of Bhooteas', 'Elephanta. General View of the Great Cave from the entrance', 'Colombo. General View', 'Colombo. Hindu temple', 'Buddhist priests Sumangala. High Priest of Adam's Peak and the younger priest', 'Kandy. The Delada Maligawa. Temple of Buddha's Tooth', 'Kandy. From the Upper Lake Road, near Arthur's Seat.', 'Kandyan Lady', 'Nuwara Eliya, from the Ramboddi Pass', 'Hong Kong. The Queen's Road.', 'Hong Kong. Kennedy Road', 'Hong Kong. Joss House.', 'Macao', 'Canton. Eight Storied Pagoda.', 'Chinese small footed women', 'Amoy', 'Oyama', 'Tenoji', 'Daibutz Bell', 'Big Gate. Shibi. Tokio', 'Aden. The Tanks', 'Aden. Camel Market', 'Aden Harbour', 'Syrian Ladies', 'Sumali African', and 'Suez Canal'.
albumen prints on card mounts
the album 12¾ x 17in. (32.5 x 43.2cm.)
with a collection of handwritten correspondence, travel visas, and printed ephemera relating to his journeys, including a passport issued by the Japanese Government, 1886, a hotel bill from the Fujiya Hotel, Hot Spring Myanoshita, Japan, menu from the Hong Kong Hotel, and a printed Indian railway map 'B.B.&C.I. RAILWAY (including Mthe Rajputana Malwa Railway) and lines of railways in connection'