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Photographs Album details for shelfmark MSS Eur E278/84

Sir Robert Niel Reid Collection: Personal photograph album 1914-22

Contents: 340 prints 63x40mm to 253x175mm Gelatin silver prints
Provenance: Deposited on permanent loan by Lady Reid and Mr E.D. Reid; subsequently presented by Brigadier D.W. Reid.
Description: Half-leather bound album measuring 370x275mm, stamped 'R.N.B.' in gilt on front cover, in fair condition although a little worn and loose and a few leaves detached. The album covers the period 1914-22 and can be broken down intothe following subjects and locations:
July-August 1914. Personal snapshots at Westmoor, Yorks, Thomaneau and Dornoch.
Sept 1914 to May 1915. Scenes at Jalpairguri; puja shoot at Madari Hat; Christmas shoot at Ramshai; view of the Gola at Bankipore; house at Bankipore; group portrait of 'C' Squadron, Northern Bengal Mounted Rifles at Jalpaiguri.
May-Dec 1915. Scenes at Midnapore, including views of the jail.
Dec 1915. Delhi and Agra: architectural views, professional quality. Subjects include Kashmir Gate, stone elephants in the Delhi Gate of the Red Fort, prayers at the Jami Masjid, Qutb Minar, jumping well at Nizamuddin, the Red Fort, Taj Mahal, Akbar's Tomb, Itimad-ud-daulah's Tomb, fort at Agra, Shaikh Salim Chishti's Tomb at Fatehpur Sikri.
Feb-Apr 1916. Dacca. Family snapshots, horse riding, Additional Magistrate's house.
Apr-Aug 1916. Rajshahi. Views of Collector's House, boat on the Padma.
Sep 1916. Aberdovey. Family snapshots.
Aug 1916 to Oct 1918. Risalpur. D Squadron lines, 1st Duke of York's Own Lancers; Camel Sowar of the 5th Cavalry; 1st Lancers camp at Adizai; group portrait of participants in musketry course, Pachmarhi; Attock Fort.
1917-18. Sevenoaks. Family snapshots.
Aug-Sep 1917. Trip to Kashmir. Views at Srinagar, the Sind Valley, Liddar Valley.
Nov 1917. Ali Masjid and Khyber Pass, with camel caravans.
Apr 1918. Peshawar. Views and street scenes.
Jun 1918. Lucknow. Views of Residency, etc.
Oct 1918 to Feb 1919. East Persia Cordon. Prisoners at Khunik with escort of 98th Infantry; Seistan Levy quarters at Kain, camel convoy starting out from Kain.
Jun 1919. Southend. H.M.S. 'Queen Elizabeth', 'Tiger' 'Malaya' and 'K' type submarine.
Jul-Sep 1919. Holiday snapshots in the west country, etc.
Jan-Feb 1920. Wengen. Skiing holiday.
Jul-Sep 1920. Cornwall.
Oct 1920 to Aug 1923. Rajshahi. Collector's bungalow, military group at Sarda, with the Governor of Bengal Lord Lytton; scenes at Kamalapur.

Album contents:-
Mss Eur E278/84() Photograph album of Sir Robert Niel Reid 1914-22. 

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