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The Himalayas 1932

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022RRRR
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Framed panoramic photograph made up of two prints joined, 380 x 105 mm. The photograph shows a view of the Himalayas taken at sunrise on a trek from Darjeeling to Kanchenjunga in 1932 by J.P.Perry. The frame measures 453 x 188 mm.

Dates: 1932
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. 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).
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'The Raj: India, 1890-1920: a story in photographs': typescript by Norah Burke with photographs

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 71
Scope and Contents A collection of 126 family photographs, with an undated linking narrative illustrating personal matters and giving an account of the Raj. The typescript describes the association of the author's family with India from the 1890s, when her grandparents, the Wrenches, were in the country, up to her father's retirement. The final chapter, 'The end of 300 years in India' reflects on Indian independence.The photographs were taken by Redmond, Aileen and Hubert Burke, and others. Some are...
Dates: 1890 - 1971
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. 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).

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