London, South Kensington
22 November 1996
Samuel Bourne and another
Northern Indian and Nepalese portraits, 1860s
Six albumen prints, approx. 9 x 7½ in. to 8¼ x 11 in., four signed Bourne and numbered 1904, 19[..], 1907, 1908 in the negatives, mounted back-to-back on album leaves, two (unsigned) titled in ink on mounts Nepalese Princess & Retinue and A Warrior. (6)
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Including portraits of a Lepcha man and woman, a Nepalese group and a Bhootea group.
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