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[Photography- India and Nepal]
H.I.M. THE KING EMPEROR OF INDIA'S SHOOTING IN THE NEPALESE TERAI, DECEMBER, 1911. MHOW, CENTRAL INDIA: HERZOG & HIGGINS, [C. 1911]
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
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[Photography- India and Nepal]
H.I.M. THE KING EMPEROR OF INDIA'S SHOOTING IN THE NEPALESE TERAI, DECEMBER, 1911. MHOW, CENTRAL INDIA: HERZOG & HIGGINS, [C. 1911]
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
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[Photography- India and Nepal]
H.I.M. THE KING EMPEROR OF INDIA'S SHOOTING IN THE NEPALESE TERAI, DECEMBER, 1911. MHOW, CENTRAL INDIA: HERZOG & HIGGINS, [C. 1911]
Oblong folio (20 x 14 3/4 in.; 508 x 375 mm). 162 gelatin silver prints (from 3 7/8 x 3 in.; 96 x 76 mm to 13 7/8 x 10 1/2 in.; 350 x 267 mm) including 3 split panoramas, mounted on card; minor soiling to mounts. Publisher's half black morocco over textured navy cloth with bevelled boards, gilt title and armorial crest on upper cover, gilt dentelles to morocco, textured endpapers, all edges gilt; rubbed at extremities with some fraying and loss to morocco.
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Provenance

Admiral Sir Colin Keppel (bookplate and letter)

Catalogue Note

A fine PRESENTATION ALBUM RECORDING KING GEORGE V'S EXPEDITION IN NEPAL, presented to Sir Colin Admiral Keppel by the Maharajah of Nepal. The album includes portraits of King George and the Maharajah, group photographs of the King and his entourage, camp scenes, and extensive hunting images.  Pasted to the font endpaper is a letter to Keppel, dated 15 July 1912, and signed by Chandra Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana, Maharajah of Nepal, presenting the album "as a memento of the happy days when I had the pleasure of meeting you in the Terai." Keppel was Extra Equerry to King George V until 1912.

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