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Slide set: The highlands of Persian Baluchistan (lecture: Royal Geographical Society, 69 slides, 1931)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
[Group of women gathering outside tent]
Slide 2
[View of landscape with mountains in distance]
Slide 3
[Two men on horseback in landscape with distant mountains]
Slide 4
[Rock formations on skyline in barren landscape]
Slide 5
The 'Lion of Sarhad' and his brood
Slide 7
[Group of men sitting in circle on ground]
Slide 8
Kuh-i-Taftan and neighbourhood
Slide 10
[Panoramic view of mountainous landscape]
Slide 11
Slide 12
[Three women standing in front of tree]
Slide 15
Baluch tents Khurash
Slide 16
[Large building in mountainous landscape]
Slide 17
[Men leading loaded camels in mountainous landscape]
Slide 19
Jamindani Cultivators Kuh-i-Taftan
Slide 20
[Man wearing uniform addressing four men in native dress]
Slide 21
Earth Pillar Jamindam Valley
Slide 27
[Group of men ascending slope in mountainous landscape]
Slide 28
[Group of men walking at crest of hill]
Slide 41
[Man standing under arched rock formation]
Slide 42
[Person sitting in wind-eroded cavity in rock formation]
Slide 43
[Group of men standing by fragment of carved stone pillar]
Slide 45
Narun Valley
Slide 50
[Group of loaded camels passing palm trees near settlement]
Slide 51
Sunset on the Sistan Hamun
Slide 52
[Panoramic view of mountainous landscape]
Slide 53
[View of mountainous landscape]
Slide 54
[View of mountainous landscape]
Slide 55
[View of mountainous landscape]
Slide 57
Juniper forests of Liarat
Slide 58
[Settlement in mountainous landscape]
Slide 59
Slide 61
Ruins of ancient fortress, Ladis
Slide 63
Cliffs in [illegible] Country
Slide 64
Anjirak Valley
Slide 65
[Group of men posing for photograph]
Slide 66
Map of East Persia, Afghanistan and British Baluchistan
Slide 67
Route Map
Main type of image
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

C.P. Skrine, ‘The highlands of Persian Baluchistan’ in Geographical Journal

Events where this set was shown

The highlands of Persian Baluchistan (lantern lecture, London, England, 4 May 1931)


The Royal Geographical Society index card states:

'37 slides made to illustrate a paper on 'The Highlands of Persian Baluchistan', read 4th May 1931'.

See 'The Geographical Journal', Vol. 78, No. 4 (Oct., 1931), pp. 321-338.

This collection originally comprised 69 slides - balance destroyed/faded, May 1953.

[Associated photographic negatives:] A1546-A1554

6th May 1931.

Lucerna ID  3009077

Record created by Emily Hayes and Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 May 2017

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