R. Elsy Collection on India and Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka]
Scope and Contents
An album of albumen prints by John Edward Sache, Thomas A. Rust, Nicholas and Co., and W.L.H. Skeen and Co. It was compiled by R. Elsy apparently during a tour in the 1880s through India and Ceylon. It includes pictures of Bombay, Delhi, Agra, Cawnpore, Lucknow, Allahabad, Benares, Calcutta, Madras, Bangalore and Ceylon. The prints' pencil captions have been used as titles; titles composed by the cataloguer have been enclosed in square brackets.
- 1870 - 1889
- Elsy, R, fl1880 - 1889 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
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1 album(s) (136 images in 1 album)
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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
The album has been rebound, but although the prints are generally in good condition the pages are brittle.
Existence and Location of Copies
This collection is available on microfiche: South Asia, fiche number 28-32.
This description was entered by WS and MJC based upon information in the original typescript catalogue.
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