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Slide set: India (lecture: York & Son, 50-56 slides, in/before 1875)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Introduction -- Map of India
Slide 1**
Glaciers at Panjturni, near Ummernath, Cashmere
Slide 2
The Cave of Ummernath
Slide 3
Coolies crossing a Bridge of Frozen Snow
Slide 4
View between Sonamurg and Baltal, Cashmere
Slide 5
Cascades below Sonamurg, Cashmere
Slide 6
Coolies crossing a Rustic Bridge, Cashmere
Slide 7
Rope Bridge, Scinde Valley, Cashmere
Slide 8
The Visitors' Bungalows up the Jhelum, Cashmere
Slide 9
Ancient Temple, built B.C.
Slide 10
Ancient Temple at Pandretton
Slide 11
Foliage on the Apple Tree Canal, Cashmere
Slide 12
Chunar Trees in the Shalimar Gardens, Cashmere
Slide 13
Marble Pavilion in Shalimar Gardens
Slide 14
Zainul's Tomb
Slide 15
The River Jhelum, opposite the Maharajah's Palace, Sreenugger
Slide 16
Bridge of Shops, Sreenugger, Cashmere
Slide 17
The Maharajah's Palace, Sreenugger
Slide 18
State Barge on the Apple Tree Canal
Slide 19
Group of Cashmere Boatmen and Women
Slide 20
Group of Cashmere Musicians, etc.
Slide 21
Ruins of Marttand (general view)
Slide 22
Lahore Railway Station
Slide 23
Large Mosque, near Runjeet Sing's Tomb, Lahore
Slide 24**
Marble Pavilion in the Fort Gardens, Lahore
Slide 25
Runjeet Sing's Tomb, Lahore
Slide 26**
Jehangir's Tomb, Shadra Gardens, Lahore
Slide 27**
Tank and Pavilion in Shalimar Gardens, Lahore
Slide 28
Umritsur, showing portion of Tank
Slide 29

no image available
Slide 30**
Golden Temple
Slide 31
The Barracks, Murree
Slide 31a
View of the Bazaar from the Barracks, Murree
Slide 32**
Temple at Kurterpoor
Slide 32a

no image available
Slide 33
Sutlej Bridge, Delhi Railway
Slide 34
The City of Delhi from Jumma Musjied
Slide 35**
The Chandni Chowk, principal street of Delhi
Slide 36
Delhi Gate of the Fort
Slide 37

no image available
Slide 38**
The Jumma Musjied, or Great Mosque, Delhi
Slide 39
The Cashmere Gate, Delhi
Slide 39a
Inside of Gate
Slide 40
Sufter Jung's Tomb
Slide 41
The Kootub Minar
Slide 42**
Altomsh's Tomb, Kootub
Slide 43
Large Arch and Iron Pillar, near the Kootub Minar
Slide 44
Diving Well at the Kootub
Slide 45
Agra -- The Palace of Akbar Khan
Slide 46**
The Taj Mahal, near Agra
Slide 46a**
The Taj Mahal, near Agra
Slide 47
Tomb of Prince Etmad Dowlah, Agra
Slide 48**
Cawnpore -- Distant View of the Memorial Well
Slide 48a**
Cawnpore -- Interior View of Memorial Well
Slide 49
Cawnpore -- Suttee Chowra Ghat -- Scene of Massacre
Slide 50**
Bithoor -- View on the River Ganges (Nana Sahib's Home)
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Number of slides
50 minimum, 56 maximum (50 slides plus Introduction and 5 extras marked 'a' in list)

York & Son, England

Other related organisations

in stock of Morley & Cooper, dates unknown

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1891-1914 (item ref. 345)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894-1912 (item ref. 9500-9535)

in stock of Watson & Sons, 1896

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 29)

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 218)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 206)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 178)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1875)
Readings or songs

India (London: E. Marshall, 1875)

‘India in the north-west’ in Descriptive readings and lectures 1

Related slide sets

see also India (lecture: York & Son, 360-383 slides, in/before 1875)

see generic title India (generic set title – 13 different versions are known)


This set is a selection from the longer listing of 383 slides in the Ivens catalogue, which marks those used here as 'selected for the reading'.

The Lizars catalogue uses the title A tour in India and lists 55 slides in one number series without the 'a' suffixes.

The Riley catalogue uses the title India re-visited.

The Wood 1894 catalogue uses the title Northern India, and the set is also mentioned in the 1888 Indispensable handbook under that title, shown as a Wood production in addition to the reference to the York set.


3 slides known to exist in private collection

10 slides in Manchester Geographical Society Collection

10 slides in Manchester Museum Collection

4 slides in Musée de Photographie à Charleroi

50 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000669

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 29 April 2024

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