Photograph album on India, 1886?


Photograph album on India, 1886?

Photograph album on India, 1886?

Photographs of people and scenery in India, mainly in and around Simla, Lucknow, and Agra, including views of the Himalayas, houses including Bonnie Moon near Simla, mosques and Buddhist temples, and Indians and British people in typical costume for the period. Also included are photographs of social occasions among the British, such as a tea party, people dressed for a costume ball, and the like. The British people shown were evidently friends of Rudyard Kipling or his family.

1 v. : ill. ; 26 cm.

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Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 (person)

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936) was an English author and poet. His best-known works include the novels and short story collections The Jungle Book (1894), Just So Stories (1902), Puck of Pook's Hill (1906), and Kim (1901), as well as a number of poems such as "Mandalay" (1890), "Gunga Din" (1890), and "If-" (1910). Kipling was born in Bombay, India, into an artistic family: his father was a sculptor, pottery designer, and professor of architectural sculpture and tw...