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Photographs of sketches of New Delhi, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 27

Scope and Contents

Contains prints of various sizes (mounted on thin card) by Paul Laib of drawings by William Walcot in 1913 from the designs of Sir Herbert Baker and Sir Edwin Lutyens for New Delhi. They have been bound up by the India Office Library with the spine title 'Architect's, Sketches of Delhi Secretariat Buildings', but this is not correct, since they show other designs as well.


  • Creation: 1913


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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1 album(s) (11 images in 1 album) : photograph

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Copies

CN/CUL QM27/1.


Most of the originals are reproduced, in many cases in colour, in: Irving, R.G. (1981). Indian summer : Lutyens, Baker, and Imperial Delhi, Newhaven, London : Yale University Press. Plate numbers and page numbers are provided with the individual prints. Descriptions were, in most cases, taken from this publication.



Date information

DateText: Date of drawings ?.


Laib, Paul

Finding aid date

2002-06-28 16:35:15+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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