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16 Archival description results for India

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Taj mahal

Item is a cut out photograph of the Taj Mahal. Inscription on verso reads, 'This is the Taj Mahal the tomb Shah Jehan built for his wife & is considered the most beautiful building in the world of pure white marble beautifully carved unfortunately this little photo with Ed in the foreground gives no idea of what it really is.'

South Africa-India album

Green cover with black edge and corners; spine and binding detached. Green end pages and brown pages throughout. Few handcoloured photographs; several photographs significantly yellowed.

Themes include landscapes, scenic views, snapshot portraits, man-drawn carriages, coastal views, beach scenes, ships and boats, architectural photographs of popular sites, traditional or tribal dress, early car, military uniforms, weddings, horse-drawn carriages, elephant-back carriage.

Sites and locations include: Bay Esplanade, West Street, The Old Fort and Ocean Beach at Durban, South Africa; some places in Natal, South Africa.

India military album

Purple textured cardboard cover bound with red string. Black pages, photographs mounted with glue. Tissue interleaving with spiderweb pattern.
Subject of photographs is primarily British military men riding horses and at camp in India. Some family photos are loose at the back of the album.

[horse and equestrian]

print with white border, depicting man in equestrian garb holding reins of horse. Stables, man in turban, and second horse in background. Verso inscriptions, blue ink: "Jabberwocky, O.H. Gymkhana, May '46 (Hortense in the background)."

[fox hunt]

borderless unmounted print depicting two figures on horses, many dogs, and three children in background. Verso inscription, blue ink: "Sir Lionel and Landy Gasson M.F.H., Ootacamund Hunt, May '46."

[horse and rider after race]

rpint with border depicting man on horse (marked #8). Horse is being tended to by a man in a turban. Racetrack, hilly landscape in background. Verso inscription, blue ink: "Quand Meme after winning the 1 1/2 mile race, Ooty Hunt Flat Races, Oct '46."

[equestrians]

print with white border. Depicts four main figures on horses, two more partially obscured. Verso inscription, blue ink: "Ken Leech and Lord & Lady Shannon, Ooty- May '46, Miss Jean Wise."

[horse race]

print with white border depicting a horse race and spectators with umbrellas. Hilly landscape in background. Verso inscription, blue ink: "Quand Meme after winning 7 1/2 furlong on the flat by 15 lengths ! Muddy course dogged my competitors; I won by cantering along the cinder track on the outside."

Portrait of Mrs. Day, Singh, India

Item is a pink carte de visite with note handwritten in black ink at bottom, "Mrs Day, Singh, India 1443". Photograph shows an Indian woman in sari seated in a wicker chair holding a sleeping baby in ruffled, Western-style dress. On verso, in pencil, "Bible woman/ Balbia(?)." In a different hand, "1.00". and again, different and at bottom of card "1443".

Stereographs, India

File consists of stereographs depicting various locations, buildings, and monuments in India, such as the Taj Mahal and bodies of water.

9 stereoscopic photographs by Keystone View Co.
1 stereoscopic photograph by Kilburn Brothers; 6 in association with James M. Davis
1 stereoscopic photograph by H.C. White Co.
2 stereoscopic photographs by Underwood & Underwood
1 stereoscopic photography by an unidentified publisher