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Burma and India 
ALBUM OF APPROXIMATELY PHOTOGRAPHS 220 OF BURMA AND INDIA. [C.1919-1921]
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 2,750 GBP
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196
Burma and India 
ALBUM OF APPROXIMATELY PHOTOGRAPHS 220 OF BURMA AND INDIA. [C.1919-1921]
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 2,750 GBP
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Burma and India 
ALBUM OF APPROXIMATELY PHOTOGRAPHS 220 OF BURMA AND INDIA. [C.1919-1921]
Oblong folio (304 x 383mm.), approximately 220 photographs, mostly matte silver prints or collotypes (from 60 x 94mm. to 217 x 290mm., or the reverse), mounted on thick card, recto and verso, most captioned in English on mounts, 2 printed leaves and one manuscript leaf relating to HMS Highflyer loosely inserted at end, some slightly faded, mounts spotted, binding worn
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Catalogue Note

The album mostly contains views and portraits from Burma, including Rangoon, Bassein and Mandalay. The views of India include Bombay, Calcutta, Andaman Islands, Madras, and scenes from the visit of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught in Bombay in 1921.

There are also photographs of the British Royal Navy ship, HMS Highflyer, that sailed from Plymouth, October 1919 to Colombo, April 1921. The inserted ephemera includes a table of the travel dates and times of the HMS Highflyer, and also the results of football matches played by the crew. HMS Highflyer became flagship of the East Indies Station after the First World War, and was sold for scrap in 1921.

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