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Littledale India Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022G-I

Scope and Contents

4 albums containing albumen prints. Y3022G-I were compiled by Harold Littledale and include photographs by Scowen and Co., A.T.W. Penn, Samuel Bourne and his successors, and others. Y3022I/A contains reproductions of the works of the Indian painter Raja Ravi Varma and was given to Littledale by the photographer V.G. Chiplonkar.


  • Creation: 1860 - 1899


Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Biographical / Historical

Harold Littledale was born in 1853. He was Vice Principal of Baroda College and later Director of Vernacular Instruction, Baroda State, 1879-1899. He died in 1930.


4 album(s)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Y3022G-I were presented by D.W. Herdman, Librarian of Cheltenham. Y3022I/A was donated by Dr David Painting in 2010.

Existence and Location of Copies

Y3022G-I are available on microfiche: South Asia, fiche numbers 16-23.


This description was entered by KS using information from the original typescript catalogue.

Date information

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Littledale, Harold, 1853-1930

Includes index.
2003-09-20 10:07:26+00:00
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