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Slide set: Two months in India with a camera (lecture: York & Son, 40 slides, 1886-1888)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Trichinopoly Rock
Slide 2
Madura -- carvings on temple gateway
Slide 3
Tanjore -- the great Pagoda
Slide 4
Madras -- Fort St George
Slide 5
Madras -- River Cooum, with Senate house, etc.
Slide 6

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Slide 7

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Slide 8
Madras -- Hindu dancing girls
Slide 9
Madras -- Group of high-caste girls
Slide 10
Madras -- landing of cargo on beach
Slide 11
Vellore -- interior of Hindu Temple
Slide 12
Shevaroy Hills -- group of bearers on Salem Ghat
Slide 13
Shevaroy Hills -- On the Ghat-Yercaud
Slide 14**
Shevaroy Hills -- lake at Yercaud
Slide 15
Bangalore -- palace of the Maharajah of Mysore
Slide 16**
Conjeveram -- bird's-eye view of Temple
Slide 17
Conjeveram -- interior of Muntapan of Hindu Temple
Slide 18
Conjeveram -- group of Brahmins
Slide 19

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Slide 20

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Slide 21**
Gooty -- Old Rock Fort
Slide 22**
Karli Caves -- exterior and entrance
Slide 23
Ahmedabad -- Jain Temple, general view
Slide 24**
Ahmedabad -- Jain Temple, interior
Slide 25
Ahmedabad -- Jain Temple, balcony
Slide 26
Ahmedabad -- street scene in native town
Slide 27**
Ahmedabad -- Rani Sipri Mosque
Slide 28
Rajputana -- A Bhil
Slide 29
Mount Abu -- Jain Temple, interior
Slide 30
Mount Abu -- Jain Temple, Shrine
Slide 31
Mount Abu, Jain Temple, Elephants
Slide 32
Agra -- Itma-dowlah's Tomb, carved screen
Slide 33**
Delhi -- Ala-ud-din's Gateway at the Kutab
Slide 34
Delhi -- Nizam-ud-din's Tomb
Slide 35

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Slide 36

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Slide 37

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Slide 38
Simla -- hill people of the Punjab
Slide 39
Hurdwar -- a native village on banks of Ganges
Slide 40

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** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other reference
Walter D. Welford and Henry Sturmey (compilers), The 'indispensable handbook' to the optical lantern: a complete cyclopaedia on the subject of optical lanterns, slides, and accessory apparatus (London: Iliffe & Son, 1888), 253

“Views, People, and Objects in India, including Hindu Dancing-girls, a Group of High-caste Girls, views in Madras, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Bengal, Shevaroy Hills (3), and other odd places.”

Lucerna ID  3000500

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 29 April 2024

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