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Benares potters at work, 1908-01 - 1908-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 4/590

Scope and Contents

From the File:

The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 512-669 (originally there were 162). Added numbers are: 605A, 598A, 719A-B, 529A (refers to a painting); spoiled: 515, 555-559, 650; not used: 517, 530, 535, 569, 591, 625, 639, 649, 653 and 664; missing: 558. The photographs are not arranged totally in numerical order within the album so that 605A follows 528; 554 follows 598; 719A-B follow 669.

Subjects covered in the album are: India: Calcutta, Botanical Gardens; Darjeeling [Darjiling] and Himalayas, Sikkim; Benares, River Ganges and temples; Sarnath; Lucknow, Mutiny memorials, bazaar and tobacco planting; Cawnpore, Mutiny memorials, cloth and leather industries; Agra, Taj Mahal, Moharam Festival.


  • Creation: 1908-01 - 1908-02


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Finding aid date

2002-08-16 14:31:31+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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