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[INDIA — TRAVEL AND SPORTING PHOTOGRAPHY] — GEORGE CURZON, 1ST MARQUESS CURZON OF KEDLESTON | “Curzon Tiger Hunt.” [India: circa 1901]

[INDIA — TRAVEL AND SPORTING PHOTOGRAPHY] — GEORGE CURZON, 1ST MARQUESS CURZON OF KEDLESTON | “Curzon Tiger Hunt.” [India: circa 1901]

[INDIA — TRAVEL AND SPORTING PHOTOGRAPHY] — GEORGE CURZON, 1ST MARQUESS CURZON OF KEDLESTON | “Curzon Tiger Hunt.” [India: circa 1901]

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson

 [INDIA — TRAVEL AND SPORTING PHOTOGRAPHY] — GEORGE CURZON, 1ST MARQUESS CURZON OF KEDLESTON

“Curzon Tiger Hunt.” [India: circa 1901]


Oblong folio (16¼ x 12¼ in.; 413 x 312 mm). 120 albumen photographs (from 3¾ x 1¼ in.; 95 x 32 mm, to 11½ x 8½ in.; 286 x 210 mm) mounted on card; occasional and minor toning, foxing and chipping to mounts. Half black morocco over green textured cloth, upper cover gilt lettered, margins decoratively gilt, red morocco label to spine; rebacked, corners renewed.


Lord Curzon’s hunting trip in India and Nepal


This fine album includes images of Curzon and his party, the camp, and photographs of the group on elephants, at a formal meal, various hunting scenes, and the group with tigers, etc. Curzon, who was Viceroy of India (1899 to 1905), created the territory of Eastern Bengal and Assam.

Condition as described in catalogue entry.


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