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Royal Tour in India 1905-1906, 1905 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 6

Scope and Contents

Contains prints varying in size from approximately 50 x 80 mm to 290 x 249 mm. Captions are handwritten by the Prince of Wales. This records the visit to India of the Prince of Wales (later King George V) and Princess Mary. The front cover is embossed with India 1905-6. Locations depicted include Bombay, Indore, Udaipur, Jaipur, Bikaner, Gajner, Lahore, Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Delhi, Agra, Gwalior, Lucknow, Calcutta, Burma, Madras, Hyderabad and Mysore. There are prints of the arrival of the royal party on HMS Renown, ceremonies and parades, architectural views, various dignitaries including the Maharajas of Gwalior and Idar, tiger hunts, elephants at work, peoples of Burma and scenes on the Irrawaddy River. Photographers unknown except where indicated on the prints.


  • Creation: 1905 - 1906

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1 album(s) (436 images in 1 album)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Album covers are fragile. Prints are nearly all in good condition.

Related Materials

This forms a collection with QM 7. Other albums of the Royal Tour are at QM 4, QM 5, 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. The whole tour is represented in QM 8 and QM 9 with photographs of places visited in QM 4 and QM 5.


PJ. Where one caption relates to more than one image, the main caption is supplied with the appropriate image. Other captions are supplied in square brackets.

Date information

DateText: Date spans in individual prints taken from other albums of this Royal Tour..



Finding aid date

2002-06-26 14:28:11+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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