Royal Tour in India 1905-1906, 1905 - 1906
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.
- 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.
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.
DateText: Date spans in individual prints taken from other albums of this Royal Tour..
Finding aid date
- Asia (continent)
- Bikaner (inhabited place)
- Calcutta (inhabited place)
- Delhi (union territory)
- George, V, 1865 - 1936 (King of Great Britain and Ireland)
- Gwalior (inhabited place)
- India (nation)
- Jaipur (inhabited place)
- Jammu and Kashmir (state)
- Karnataka (state)
- Myanmar (nation)
- Northwest Frontier (province)
- Pakistan (nation)
- Peshawar (inhabited place)
- Rawalpindi (inhabited place)