'The Vale of Kashmir seen under a cloud'
Scope and Contents
A narrative by 'Colonel Jones' and 'Major Robinson' of their hunting expedition in Kashmir, 48 pages, followed by 'Six weeks in a French vicarage by Hubert Richard Lovett', 19 pages. There are ten photographs inserted in the first narrative of members of the party and of the places they visited, which included Srinagar.
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Biographical / Historical
During June and July 1875 three army officers undertook a hunting expedition in Kashmir. The officers travelled without official passes of the Kashmir Government, and for this reason were 'under a cloud'. They used the pseudonyms Colonel Jones, Major Robinson and General Brown, the last of whom did not complete the journey. The group travelled from Sialkot into the Pir Panjal range, along the Jhelum River, and finished at Murree.
.01 cubic metre(s) (1 volume) : paper/photograph
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Other Finding Aids
Photograph catalogue, vol. 9.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented by Rosemary Hanmer, 1984-1985.
This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript photograph catalogue.
Lovett, Hubert Richard, 1854-1908, army officer
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