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Photographs Album details for shelfmark Photo 723/1

Jacob Family Collection: Album of snapshots in South India and Ceylon.

Photographers: Unknown.
Contents: 380 prints 54x80mm to 56x170mm Gelatine silver prints
Provenance: Purchased.
Description: Brown paper-covered post-bound album, 205x293mm, containing mounted snapshot prints with handwritten captions.

Prints 1-5 Coimbatore Club. Prints 6-10 Mettupalayam-Coonoor Ghat Road. Prints 11-25 "The Glebe", Kotagiri. Bungalow views and informal portraits including dogs. Prints 26-42 Kotagiri including the Club, golf course and portraits. Prints 43-47 Dodabetta, Nilgiris. Prints 48-67 Ootacamund including Collector's Office and Secretariat, Club, golf course, botanical gardens and Charing Cross. Cordite Factory at Aravankadu. Wellington Gymkhana and Nilgiri Mountain Railway. Prints 68-72 Coonoor including Pasteur Institute, Sims Park and Springfield Palace. Prints 73-91 Mysore city including the Palace. Prints 92-96 The Kanambadi Dam, Mysore. Prints 97-110 Seringapatam views. Prints 111-124 Bangalore including government offices, Cubbon Park and cantonment buildings. Print 125-129 Flood scenes following monsoon at Travancore. Prints 130-136 Pathanamthitta Camp including ferry crossing and elephant cage. Prints 137-146 Quilon sea views. Prints 147-159 Shencottah Camp, July 1932, including Courtallam Residency and falls. Prints 160-172 Trivandrum including Chief Engineer's Office, State Guest House and waterworks at Arivakara. Prints 173-192 Cape Comorin including the Residency, seafront, temples and fort at Vattakottai. Prints 193-202 Nagercoil including Catherine Booth Hospital and staff. Prints 203-211 Cape Comorin including sea views and portraits. Prints 212-266 Quilon including backwaters, portraits, Burmah-Shell installation, the Residency, Christmas Day, PWD bungalow and tennis match. Prints 267-282 Mundakayam including bungalow and portraits. Prints 283-299 Views and portraits at Peermade. Prints 300-325 Visit of the Governor of Madras, Sir George Stanley, to Courtallam and the Papanasam Falls, including views and portraits. Prints 326-331 Airstrip at Quilon. Prints 332-336 Quilon to Tuticorin by train. Prints 337-345 Tuticorin Harbour views, April 1933. Prints 346-360 Colombo Harbour and town views. Prints 361-370 Kandy views. Prints 371-375 Botanical Gardens at Peradeniya. Pronts 376-380 Views of R.M.S. Orsova.

Album contents:-
Photo 723/1(0) Snapshot album of South India and Ceylon (Sri Lanka). 

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