Delhi (inhabited place)
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[Formal portrait of H.M. King George V and H.M. Queen Mary at the Delhi Durbar celebrations, December 12th, 1911], 1911-12-12
A mounted full-length portrait, measuring 280 mm x 373 mm, by Herzog and Higgins, MHOW C.1., autographed by the Royal couple. The mount measures 417 mm x 518 mm.
52 x 76 mm.
Part of a book left incomplete on the author's death. The title, introduction, glossary and index were supplied by the author's daughter, Mrs Rosamond Griffin. The full title is 'From Aden ... to Quetta ... to Lahore ... to Delhi ... to Quetta: the peripatetic life of one army household between 1910 and 1917'. The memoir contains descriptions of train journeys in India and the accommodation, domestic arrangements and social amenities of army families in the early twentieth century.
100 x 55 mm. A large gateway at Delhi, with stone elephants on each side, and four people in the centre of the photograph.
Half-plate. Nicholson Park, Delhi. [General John Nicholson (1821-1857) served his military career in the 27th Bengal Native Infantry and commanded the main storming party in the assault on Delhi on September 14 1857. He was shot through the chest during this encounter, and buried in front of the Kashmir Gate. He was the inspirer of a sect in Hazara who worshipped Nikkul Soyn between between 1848-1858].
The caption printed on the reverse reads: 'General View of the Tombs of Sultan Nizam Uddin and Jahan Ara Begum, the faithful daughter of Emperor Shahjahan'.
139 x 89 mm.
126 x 82 mm. A girl on a horse, with another horse in the background.
139 x 84 mm.
91 x 129 mm. A girl standing next to a horse.
Quarter-plate (landscape format). Boys of 1st middle class walking from playground to school building. The gymnastic instructor is seen beside the boys. (Fisher).
Half-plate (landscape format). Blackboard drawing class. Faiz Ahmud a Mahom. boy/Nasin ud Din da/Shem bhu dial a Hindoo/ Mama Shreef a Mahom. boy/ on the ground Ram Singh ( a Hindoo boy). (Fisher).
79 x 55 mm.
79 x 53 mm.
The caption printed on the reverse reads: 'Historical Kashmere Gate, Delhi, showing on the Gate and City Wall Marks of British Bombardment on 14th Sept. 1857'.