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Photographs Album details for shelfmark Photo 899/7

Sifton Collection: Aerial views of the Bihar Earthquake and other loose prints

Photographers:
Contents: 103 prints 65x42mm to 253x306mm Gelatin silver prints
Provenance: November 1993
Notes: Whole collection comprises Photo 899/1-8.
Subjects: disasters - earthquakes
Description: Collection of loose prints, the majority of which are aerial views taken shortly after the Bihar Earthquake of 1934. From the collection of Sir James Sifton.

Sir James David Sifton (1878-1952), entered the Indian Civil Service in 1902. He served as Governor of Bihar and Orissa 1932-36 and Governor of Bihar 1936-37.



Album contents:-
Photo 899/7(1) Polo ground, Mazaffarpur City [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(2) Judge's House, Mazaffarpur City [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(3) Mazaffarpur City [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(4) Bridge on Mazaffarpur & Dharbanga Road [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(5) Mazaffarpur City [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(6) Club House, Mazaffarpur City [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(7) Dharbanga City [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(8) Polo ground, Dharbanga [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(9) Muzaffarpur [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(10) Muzaffarpur [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(11) Darbhanga [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(12) Muzaffarpur [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(13) Sitamarhi [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(14) Muzaffarpur [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(15) Motihari [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(16) [PRINT MISSING.] 
Photo 899/7(17) Near Motihari [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(18) Pipra Kothi area [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(19) Pipra Kothi area [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(20) Pipra Kothi area [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(21) Near Riga [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(22) Pipra Kothi area [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(23) Sitamarhi [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(24) Patna polo ground [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(25) Darbhanga [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(26) Darbhanga [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(27) Darbhanga [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(28) Baghalpur, Maidan [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(29) Riga, factory [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(30) Riga, factory [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(31) Darbhanga [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(32) Sitamarhi [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(33) Motihari . Polo ground looking N.E. [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(34) Darbhanga [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(35) Sitamarhi [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(36) Between Riga and Sitamarhi [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(37) Darbhanga [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(38) Darbhanga [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(39) Monghyr [Munger, aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(40) Monghyr [Munger, aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(41) Monghyr [Munger, aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(42) Monghyr [Munger, aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(43) Patna. Polo ground [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(44) New capital, Patna [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(45) New capital, Patna [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(46) Monghyr [Munger, aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(47) Monghyr [Munger, aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(48) Monghyr [Munger, aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(49) Near Motihari [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(50) Muzaffarpur [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(51) Bhagalpur, Maidan [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(52) Government House, Patna [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(53) Motihari. Polo ground. [aerial view, after the Bihar Earthquake]. 
Photo 899/7(54) [Government House, Ranchi.] 
Photo 899/7(55) [School group, Lyttenhanger Lodge, Seaford, England.] 
Photo 899/7(56) [Wedding group of Sir James and Lady Sifton's daughter, probably at Calcutta.] 
Photo 899/7(57) [Tea party at an unidentified location.] 
Photo 899/7(58) [Buildings damaged in the Bihar Earthquake, location unknown.] 
Photo 899/7(59) [Portrait of Sir James Sifton in civil service uniform, Calcutta.] 
Photo 899/7(60) [Portrait of Sir James Sifton in civil service uniform, Calcutta.] 
Photo 899/7(61) [Triumphal arch, (?)Bihar.] 
Photo 899/7(62) [Military inspection at an unidentified location.] 
Photo 899/7(63) [Prints 63-90: Hand-coloured prints of Government House and garden, Ranchi.] 
Photo 899/7(91) [Carte-de-visite portrait of an unidentified youth.] 
Photo 899/7(92) [Prints 92-97: Miscellaneous family snapshots, taken in England.] 
Photo 899/7(98) [View in the garden of Government House, Ranchi.] 
Photo 899/7(99) [Sir James Sifton with hunting group, (?)Bihar.] 
Photo 899/7(100) [Guard on parade in front of an unidentified house, (?)Bihar.] 
Photo 899/7(101) [Exterior of railway station, (?)Ranchi.] 
Photo 899/7(102) [The Sifton Club, (?)Patna.] 
Photo 899/7(103) [Government House, Ranchi.] 


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