BOURNE, ALBUM OF 67 PHOTOGRAPHS OF INDIA, PERSIA, FRANCE AND SWITZERLAND. [1870S-1880S]
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- Album of 67 photographs of India, and elsewhere. [1870s-1880s]
Folio (327 x 232mm.), 67 albumen prints (from 105 x 62mm. to 178 x 237mm., or the reverse), mounted on recto, and a few on verso, most captioned in manuscript on mount, nineteenth-century Indian calf-backed lacquered binding, gilt foliage and dramatic scenes, gilt doublures, fading, some mounts detached, binding slightly worn
Presentation inscription dated 12 Xbre, 1878 on front flyleaf
The album includes 44 photographs from Northern India, mostly Kashmir. In addition the album contains 22 from Switzerland and France, including: Basel, Shaffhausen, Neuchatel, Versaille Palace and Beaune and one photograph of a Persian artwork.