Bourne and Shepherd Views of India

[Album of 75 photographs of India].

[1860s, printed ca.1880s].

Price: $12,500.00

About the item

Albumen prints (approximately 9 x 11-1/2 in.) mounted on card with manuscript captions, 61 signed and numbered in the negative by Bourne, the rest unattributed. 1 vols. Oblong folio. Bourne and Shepherd Views of India. Contemporary full pebbled morocco. Light traces of rubbing, occasional light foxing to mounts.

Item #305098

An excellent and varied view of British India in the 1860s with large-format photographs supplied by one of the longest running photography firms in the world. The images, grouped by location, generally show architectural views, as well as some Himalayan and rural views. Images include scenes from Goverdhan, Deig, Cawnpore, Lucknow, Benares, Calcutta, Darjeeling, Udaipur (Palace in the Lake), and Ahmedabad.