Hawkes collection of Indian Railway Photographs
Scope and Contents
An album containing albumen prints of various sizes by R. Phillips of Darjeeling, Samuel Bourne and others. The name of F.A. Hawkes, who was an engineer on the North Bengal State Railways from 1871-1879, appears frequently in it. The photographs include the construction of the North Bengal State Railway, scenes in Darjeeling, amateur theatricals, portrait groups and Sir Richard Temple's camp at the Delhi Durbar of 1877.
- 1868 - 1894
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
1 album(s) (84 images in 1 album)
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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
the album is now disbound. All items are in good condition unless otherwise specified.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The album was purchased in 1964.
Existence and Location of Copies
This collection is available on microfiche: South Asia, fiche number 45-47.
This item level description was created by NE and MJC using information from the original typescript catalogue.
- 2004-03-09 09:15:40+00:00
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