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Architectural photographs of India 1905, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 4

Scope and Contents

Contains prints measuring approximately 210 x 160 mm mounted in an album bound in padded red leather and inscribed on the front cover VM [Victoria Mary] surmounted by a coronet. The end papers have a label 'Bourne and Shepherd : Artists, Photographers and Publishers. Calcutta, Simla and Bombay'. This album deals with architectural views (with many close-up details) of buildings in Udaipur, Jaipur, Ajmir, Chitor, Mt Abu, Lahore, Amritsar, Delhi, Agra and Fatehpur Sikri.


  • Creation: 1905


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1 album(s) (60 images in 1 boxed album)

Language of Materials


Related Materials

The other album in this collection is at QM 5. Other view by Bourne are at Y3022C. Other albums relating to this Royal Tour are at QM 6, QM 7, QM 8, QM 9, QM 10, QM 11, QM 12, QM 13, QM 14, QM 15, QM 16, QM 17, QM 18, QM 19 and QM 29.



Date information

DateText: Though the collection was clearly prepared for the royal visit in 1905-1906 many of the views were originally taken by Samuel Bourne in the 1860s..


Bourne and Shepherd

Finding aid date

2002-06-25 10:41:13+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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