Botanical Gardens, Calcutta
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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.
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