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Photographs Album details for shelfmark Photo 523/2

Album of Kashmir views

Photographers: Unknown, apart from prints 201-4, by Sheraton Southern
Contents: 204 prints 100x85mm to 199x253mm Gelatine silver prints
Provenance: Deposited by Imperial War Museum
Notes: Collection comprises Photo 513/1-3
Subjects: saffron
Description: Black soft-covered photograph album with tie binding and tissue interleaving between pages, measuring 320x412mm. Prints are pasted down on pages with brief pencilled captions written beneath.

The contents of this album, the work of an unknown compiler, can broken down into the following subjects and/or locations:

Prints 1-82 Views taken on trek from Manali to Lahul (Himachal Pradesh). Topographical views and portraits of local people at Manali, the Rohtang Pass, Khoksar, Gundhla, Kyelang.
Prints 83-143 Views at Srinagar and Pampur.
Prints 144-56 Views of the Surya Temple at Martand.
Prints 157-87 Views at Pampur, mainly of the saffron harvest and processing.
Prints 188-91 Views at Gulmarg.
Prints 192-98 Enlarged versions of material from prints 1-82.
Prints 200-04 Landscape views by Sheraton Southern, 1942.



Album contents:-
Photo 523/2(1) On trek from Manali to Lahoul. [Milestone at Manali.] 
Photo 523/2(2) Dak bungalow, Manali (Kulu Valley). 
Photo 523/2(3) Gaddi shepherd, Manali (Kulu). 
Photo 523/2(4) Gaddi shepherd boy near Manali (Kulu). 
Photo 523/2(5) Kothi dak bungalow. 
Photo 523/2(6) View from the Rohtang Pass (Kulu side). 
Photo 523/2(7) Shepherd on the Manali side of the Rohtang Pass. 
Photo 523/2(8) Beginning the ascent of the Rohtang Pass. 
Photo 523/2(9) View from the top of the Rohtang Pass (13,400 ft). 
Photo 523/2(10) Frozen river, Rohtang Pass. 
Photo 523/2(11) View from the top of the Rohtang Pass. 
Photo 523/2(12) View from the top of the Rohtang Pass. 
Photo 523/2(13) On the Rohtang Pass. 
Photo 523/2(14) Tibetan with prayer wheel and his wife (near Kothi). 
Photo 523/2(15) View from the top of the Rohtang Pass (looking towards Lahoul). 
Photo 523/2(16) From half way down the Lahoul side of the Rohtang Pass. 
Photo 523/2(17) The Lahoul side of the Rohtang Pass. 
Photo 523/2(18) Chorten at Khoksar (Lahoul). 
Photo 523/2(19) The Chandra River at Khoksar, Lahoul. 
Photo 523/2(20) [Bridge over] The Chandra River at Khoksar, Lahoul. 
Photo 523/2(21) On the route between Khoksar and Sissu. 
Photo 523/2(22) Buddhist monastery at Khoksar (Lahoul). 
Photo 523/2(23) [Mountain scenery, probably at Khoksar.] 
Photo 523/2(24) Dak bungalow, Sissu. 
Photo 523/2(25) Sissu village. 
Photo 523/2(26) Travellers from Chamba passing through Sissa. 
Photo 523/2(27) Gaddi shepherd between Sissu and Gundhla. 
Photo 523/2(28) [Shepherd with his flock] Between Sisssu and Gundhla (Lahoul). 
Photo 523/2(29) Prayer wall near Gundhla. 
Photo 523/2(30) [Mountain scenery] Between Sissu and Gundhla. 
Photo 523/2(31) Chortens near Gundhla (Lahoul). 
Photo 523/2(32) Dak bungalow, Gundhla. 
Photo 523/2(33) The house of the Chief of Gundhla and the dak bungalow. 
Photo 523/2(34) Gundhla, Lahoul. 
Photo 523/2(35) Old rock carvings, Gundhla. 
Photo 523/2(36) The Monastery, Gundhla. 
Photo 523/2(37) House of the Thakor Sahib of Gundhla. 
Photo 523/2(38) Nournal Chand, brother of the Thakor Sahib of Gundhla (educated in Srinagar). 
Photo 523/2(39) House of the Thakor Sahib, Gundhla. 
Photo 523/2(40) Weaving winter cloth, Gundhla. 
Photo 523/2(41) Gundhla. 
Photo 523/2(42) Stacking winter fodder on the flat roof-tops [Gundhla]. 
Photo 523/2(43) View from the Thakor Sahib's house, Gundhla. 
Photo 523/2(44) Between Sissu and Gundhla [Lahul district]. 
Photo 523/2(45) Leaving Gundhla. 
Photo 523/2(46) Between Sissu and Gundhla [Lahul district]. 
Photo 523/2(47) Outside Gundhla. 
Photo 523/2(48) Buddhist monastery, Gundhla. 
Photo 523/2(49) Shepherd, Gundhla. 
Photo 523/2(50) Gundhla women. 
Photo 523/2(51) [Caravan of mules ascending a mountain pass] Between Gundhla and Kyelang [Lahul district]. 
Photo 523/2(52) [Horses ascending a mountain pass] Between Gundhla and Kyelang [Lahul district]. 
Photo 523/2(53) [Mountain pass and road] Between Gundhla and Kyelang [Lahul district]. 
Photo 523/2(54) Chandra River between Gundhla and Kyelang (Chamba to the left). 
Photo 523/2(55) [Mule caravan climbing a mountain road] On the outskirts of Gundhla. 
Photo 523/2(56) [Family travelling on the road] Between Gundhla and Kyelang [Lahul district]. 
Photo 523/2(57) Junction of the Chandra and Bagha rivers between Gundhla and Kyelang. 
Photo 523/2(58) Junction of the Chandra and Bagha rivers between Gundhla and Kyelang. 
Photo 523/2(59) Approach to Kyelang. 
Photo 523/2(60) Approach to Kyelang. 
Photo 523/2(61) The Bagha River near Kyelang. 
Photo 523/2(62) The Bagha near Kyelang. 
Photo 523/2(63) Boys and girls of Kyelang (Lahoul). 
Photo 523/2(64) Boys and girls of Kyelang (Lahoul). 
Photo 523/2(65) Boys and girls of Kyelang (Lahoul). 
Photo 523/2(66) Boys and girls of Kyelang (Lahoul). 
Photo 523/2(67) Chorten, Kyelang. 
Photo 523/2(68) Buddhist monastery at Kyelang (Lahoul). 
Photo 523/2(69) Lama, Kyelang. 
Photo 523/2(70) [Mountain scenery] En route to Lahoul. 
Photo 523/2(71) [Woman carrying load of hay,] Kyelang, Lahoul. 
Photo 523/2(72) [Portrait of a girl at] Kyelang, Lahoul. 
Photo 523/2(73) [Terrace cultivation at] Kyelang, Lahoul. 
Photo 523/2(74) Kyelang, Lahoul. 
Photo 523/2(75) [Houses at] Kyelang, Lahoul. 
Photo 523/2(76) [Mountain scenery at] Kyelang, the capital of Lahoul. 
Photo 523/2(77) [Houses at] Kyelang, the capital of Lahoul. 
Photo 523/2(78) [Terrace cultivation at] Kyelang, Lahoul. 
Photo 523/2(79) [Mountain scenery at] Kyelang, the capital of Lahoul. 
Photo 523/2(80) Kyelang, Lahoul. 
Photo 523/2(81) Gundhla women. 
Photo 523/2(82) Kyelang girls. 
Photo 523/2(83) Dal Lake, Srinagar (from Dal Gate). 
Photo 523/2(84) Dal Lake, Srinagar (from Dal Gate). 
Photo 523/2(85) Srinagar. 'Taxi' shikaras at Dal Gate. 
Photo 523/2(86) Srinagar. Dal Lake (Dal Gate). 
Photo 523/2(87) Srinagar. Hindu temple, Chenar Bagh. 
Photo 523/2(88) Srinagar. Hindu temple, Chenar Bagh. 
Photo 523/2(89) Srinagar, golf course. 
Photo 523/2(90) [River Jhelum at Srinagar, with houseboats moored along the banks.] 
Photo 523/2(91) Srinagar, rice boats, Upper Jhelum. 
Photo 523/2(92) Srinagar, Apple Tree Canal. 
Photo 523/2(93) Srinagar, Apple Tree Canal. 
Photo 523/2(94) Srinagar, Ram Munshi Bagh. 
Photo 523/2(95) Srinagar, Shalimar Gardens. 
Photo 523/2(96) Srinagar, Shalimar Gardens. 
Photo 523/2(97) Srinagar, Moghul Bridge, Dal Lake. 
Photo 523/2(98) Srinagar, Moghul Bridge near Kraliyar (Maiwidyar). 
Photo 523/2(99) Srinagar, part of Chenar Bagh. 
Photo 523/2(100) Srinagar, H.B. [Houseboat] 'Jacqueline', Chenar Bagh. 
Photo 523/2(101) Srinagar, H.B. [Houseboat] 'Golden Rose', Chenar Bagh. 
Photo 523/2(102) Srinagar, H.B. [Houseboat] 'Victory' (River Jhelum). 
Photo 523/2(103) Srinagar, shikara on Dal Lake. 
Photo 523/2(104) Srinagar, shikara on Dal Lake. 
Photo 523/2(105) Srinagar, 'country' shikara on Dal Lake. 
Photo 523/2(106) Srinagar, shikara on Dal Lake. 
Photo 523/2(107) Srinagar, near Mar Canal. 
Photo 523/2(108) Srinagar, Hari Parbat Fort. 
Photo 523/2(109) Srinagar, Hari Parbat Fort (from Nagin). 
Photo 523/2(110) Srinagar, canal near Kraliyar. 
Photo 523/2(111) Srinagar, H.B. [Houseboat] 'Clermont' (and annexe), Nasim Bagh. 
Photo 523/2(112) Srinagar, white irises near Bren. 
Photo 523/2(113) Srinagar, poppy fields, Nagin. 
Photo 523/2(114) Srinagar, Mohammedan children. 
Photo 523/2(115) Lake Manusbal, Kashmir. 
Photo 523/2(116) Lake Manusbal, Kashmir. 
Photo 523/2(117) Srinagar, Dal Lake at Nasim. 
Photo 523/2(118) Srinagar, Dal Lake. 
Photo 523/2(119) Srinagar, well. 
Photo 523/2(120) Srinagar, spearing fish. 
Photo 523/2(121) Srinagar, bank of Jhelum nr. 3rd Bridge. 
Photo 523/2(122) Srinagar, city houses on the Jhelum. 
Photo 523/2(123) Srinagar, Shah Hamadan Mosque. 
Photo 523/2(124) Srinagar, H.B. [Houseboat] 'Golden Rose' at Chota Nagin. 
Photo 523/2(125) Srinagar, flower shikara, Chota Nagin. 
Photo 523/2(126) Srinagar, flower shikaras, Nagin. 
Photo 523/2(127) Srinagar, Ram Munshi Bagh. 
Photo 523/2(128) Pampur, sheep shearing. 
Photo 523/2(129) Srinagar [Women pounding (?)grain with pestle and mortar]. 
Photo 523/2(130) Pampur, sawing timber. 
Photo 523/2(131) Srinagar, vegetable shikaras at an octroi post, Dal Lake. 
Photo 523/2(132) Towing doongas on the Jhelum near Pampur. 
Photo 523/2(133) Towing doongas on the Jhelum near Pampur. 
Photo 523/2(134) Towing doongas on the Jhelum near Pampur. 
Photo 523/2(135) [Building haysticks,] Pampur. 
Photo 523/2(136) [Building haysticks,] Pampur. 
Photo 523/2(137) [Building haysticks,] Pampur. 
Photo 523/2(138) Srinagar, Govt. granaries near 1st Bridge. 
Photo 523/2(139) [Kashmiri woman standing in a field of irises,] Kashmir. 
Photo 523/2(140) [Kashmiri girl posed against a wall,] Kashmir. 
Photo 523/2(141) [Lakeside pavilion, Srinagar.] 
Photo 523/2(142) Srinagar, Pandrethan Temple, 913-921 A.D. 
Photo 523/2(143) Shah Hamadan Mosque, Srinagar. 
Photo 523/2(144) Avantiswami Temple, 9th century, decoration [Avantipur]. 
Photo 523/2(145) Avantipur, Temple of Avantiswami (9th century). 
Photo 523/2(146) Avantipur, Temple of Avantiswami. 
Photo 523/2(147) Martand, Temple of the Sun (5th to 8th century). 
Photo 523/2(148) Martand, [Surya] Temple, showing excavated rice jars. 
Photo 523/2(149) Martand, Temple of the Sun. 
Photo 523/2(150) Martand, [ruins of Surya Temple,] showing embedded rice jars. 
Photo 523/2(151) Martand, {Surya] Temple. 
Photo 523/2(152) Martand, cloisters [of the Surya Temple]. 
Photo 523/2(153) Martand, excavated rice jars [in the Surya Temple]. 
Photo 523/2(154) Martand, carving [in the Surya Temple]. 
Photo 523/2(155) [Surya Temple,] Martand. 
Photo 523/2(156) [Surya Temple,] Martand. 
Photo 523/2(157) Pampur, the Mosque. 
Photo 523/2(158) Pampur, the village. 
Photo 523/2(159) Pampur, H.B.s [houseboats] of the saffron contractors. 
Photo 523/2(160) Pampur, Jhelum banks. 
Photo 523/2(161) [River Jhelum at] Bijebihara. 
Photo 523/2(162) Pampur, Shupiyon Bridge (Jhelum). 
Photo 523/2(163) Avantipur. 
Photo 523/2(164) Pampur. 
Photo 523/2(165) Pampur, saffron harvest. 
Photo 523/2(166) Pampur, saffron. 
Photo 523/2(167) Pampur, saffron flowers. 
Photo 523/2(168) Pampur, saffron. 
Photo 523/2(169) Pampur, weighing saffron. 
Photo 523/2(170) Pampur, [group of field labourers] waiting for the day's tally [of saffron]. 
Photo 523/2(171) Pampur, Kashmiri samovar & picnic things. 
Photo 523/2(172) Pampur, Kashmiri picnic on saffron fields. 
Photo 523/2(173) Pampur, on saffron fields. 
Photo 523/2(174) Pampur, saffron. 
Photo 523/2(175) Pampur, drying saffron. 
Photo 523/2(176) Pampur, drying saffron. 
Photo 523/2(177) Pampur, sifting saffron. 
Photo 523/2(178) Pampur, sifting saffron. 
Photo 523/2(179) Pampur, putting saffron away for the night. 
Photo 523/2(180) Pampur, saffron in bundles ready to be put away for the night in contractor's houseboat. 
Photo 523/2(181) Pampur, daughter of owner of houseboat. 
Photo 523/2(182) Pampur, sieving saffron. 
Photo 523/2(183) Pampur, sieving saffron. 
Photo 523/2(184) Pampur, straining saffron. 
Photo 523/2(185) Pampur, separating saffron. 
Photo 523/2(186) Pampur, saffron contractors. 
Photo 523/2(187) Pampur, saffron. 
Photo 523/2(188) Gulmarg. 
Photo 523/2(189) Gulmarg. 
Photo 523/2(190) Gulmarg. 
Photo 523/2(191) Gulmarg, Nedou's Hotel. 
Photo 523/2(192) Lahoul, view from top of Rohtang Pass. 
Photo 523/2(193) Lahoul, view from top of Rohtang Pass. 
Photo 523/2(194) Lahoul, nomad at Khoksar. 
Photo 523/2(195) Lahoul, Buddhist chortens near Gundhla. 
Photo 523/2(196) Lahoul, view from Kyelang. 
Photo 523/2(197) Lahoul, approaching Kyelang. 
Photo 523/2(198) Lahoul, Kyelang, the capital. 
Photo 523/2(199) Simla. Tibetan curio seller, Wildflower Hall (Mashobra). 
Photo 523/2(200) Lahoul, Mule train near Gundhla, my Tibetan dog in foreground. 
Photo 523/2(201) Peace. Taken in India by Sheraton Southern, 1942. 
Photo 523/2(202) Everlasting [view looking towards mountains]. Taken by Sheraton Southern, 1942, India. 
Photo 523/2(203) [Head and shoulders portrait of an Indian man.] Taken in India by Sheraton Southern, 1942. 
Photo 523/2(204) The Vale [of Kashmir]. Taken in India by Sheraton Southern, 1942. 


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