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Photographs Album details for shelfmark Photo 723/3

Jacob Family Collection: Album of snapshots in South India.

Photographers: Unknown.
Contents: 134 prints 55x80mm to 151x205mm Gelatine silver prints
Provenance: Purchased.
Description: Brown cloth-covered post-bound album, 233x335mm, containing mounted prints with handwritten captions.

Prints 1-7 Colombo views including harbour and barracks. Prints 8-13 Views at Kandy and the Botanical Gardens at Peradeniya. Prints 14-17 Visit of HH the Yuva Raj of Mysore to the waterworks at Trivandrum. Prints 18-22 Views of the Sasthamangalam Procession at Trivandrum. Prints 23-34 Views and portraits at the marriage of HH Princess Lakshmai Bai of Travancore. Prints 35-41 L.H. Jacob's homeward journey, Feb-Mar 1934, on R.M.S. Ormonde, including views in Colombo harbour and at Aden. Prints 42-56 Views and portraits in the Nilgiris including Coonoor, Kotagiri and Ootacamund. Prints 57-70 Mysore city views. Prints 71-76 The Krishnarajasagara or Kannambadi Dam, Mysore State. Prints 77-89 Seringapatam including Fort, mosque, Wellesley Bridge and tomb. Prints 90-98 Travancore views including flood damage and backwaters. Prints 99-101 Trivandrum water-supply scheme. Prints 102-104 Trivandrum architecture including Napier Museum and central station. Prints 105-112 Cape Comorin district including temples and sea views. Prints 113-119 Portraits at Quilon and views of the Catherine Booth Hospital at Nagercoil. Prints 120-126 Views and portraits at Mundakayam and Peermade. Prints 127-130 The Residency at Courtallum and portrait of the Governor of Madras, Sir George Stanley, and his wife. Prints 131-133 Garden party at Quilon. Print 134 Portrait of staff at the Catherine Booth Hospital, Nagercoil. All named.

Album contents:-
Photo 723/3(0) Album of snapshots of South India. 

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