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Photographs Album details for shelfmark Photo 134/2

Joyce Collection: Cabinet Mission to India, 1946 - volume II.

Photographers: Press Information Bureau, Government of India.
Contents: 38 prints 67x71mm to 229x270mm Gelatine silver prints
Provenance: Presented by Alec Houghton Joyce, March 1958 (see note at Photo 134/1).
Notes:
Subjects: official functions - constitutional conferences - Indian politicians
Description: Cloth-covered album, 267x362mm, containing mounted prints with handwritten captions. Album pages are very brittle. The album records the visit to India of a cabinet delegation led by Lord Pethick-Lawrence which met Indian political leaders in New Delhi and Simla. The photographs are mainly portraits including those of Gandhi, Nehru and Jinnah.



Album contents:-
Photo 134/2(1) Lord Pethick-Lawrence and Mr A.V. Alexander visit the Taj Mahal, [Agra]. 
Photo 134/2(2) At Agra. Lord Pethick-Lawrence gazing at a crystal in the Agra Fort which reflects the Taj Mahal a mile away. 
Photo 134/2(3) At Agra. Lord Pethick-Lawrence and Mr A.V. Alexander in front of the cenotaphs of Emperor Shah Jehan and Mumtaz-i-Mahal. 
Photo 134/2(4) At Agra. Looking down on the Jumna which flows by the Taj. 
Photo 134/2(5) At Agra. The lotus pond in the Taj Mahal grounds. 
Photo 134/2(6) Sir Cowasjee Jehangir. 
Photo 134/2(7) Dr S.P. Mookerjee (left) and Mr L.B. Bhopatkar, Hindu Mahasabha leaders. 
Photo 134/2(8) (Left to right) The Maharaja of Parlakimedi, Nawab Sir Muhammad Yusuf, the Maharajadhiraja of Darbhanga, the Maharaja of Burdwan and the Maharajkumar of Vizianagram. 
Photo 134/2(9) Pandit H.N. Kunzru, Member, Council of State, first from left [at New Delhi]. 
Photo 134/2(10) Sir P.T. Rajan [at New Delhi]. 
Photo 134/2(11) Mrs Hansa Mehta [at New Delhi]. 
Photo 134/2(12) Nationalist Muslims. Mr Hooseinbhoy Laljee, President, All Parties Shia Conference. 
Photo 134/2(13) Nationalist Muslims. (Left to right) Khwaja Abdul Majid, President, All India Muslim Majlis; [Sir Ziauddin Ahmed, President, All India Muslim Conference]; Mr Hisamuddin, President, All India Ahrars. 
Photo 134/2(14) Nationalist Muslims. Maulana Husain Ahmad Mad[a]ni, President, Nationalist Muslim Parliamentary Board. 
Photo 134/2(15) [Jinnah meeting Wavell and the Cabinet Mission at] The Second Round Muslim League. 
Photo 134/2(16) [Jinnah in conference with Wavell and the Cabinet Mission at] The Second Round Muslim League. 
Photo 134/2(17) [The Cabinet Mission] with Congress President, [Maulana Azad]. 
Photo 134/2(18) [The Cabinet Mission] with Congress President, [Maulana Azad]. 
Photo 134/2(19) Lord Pethick-Lawrence and Mr Gandhi. 
Photo 134/2(20) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. 
Photo 134/2(21) Mr Gandhi [with Pethick-Lawrence] after interview. 
Photo 134/2(22) The Viceregal Lodge, Simla, where the Tripartite Conference was held. 
Photo 134/2(23) Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan & Mr Abdur Rab Nishtar with the Cabinet Mission, [Simla]. 
Photo 134/2(24) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad & Lord Pethick-Lawrence, [Simla]. 
Photo 134/2(25) Mr A.V. Alexander, Mr Jinnah & Lord Pethick-Lawrence, [Simla]. 
Photo 134/2(26) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan & Pandit Nehru, [Simla]. 
Photo 134/2(27) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel & Maulana Azad, [Simla]. 
Photo 134/2(28) Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru & Mr M.A. Jinnah, [walking together in the grounds of Viceregal Lodge, Simla.] 
Photo 134/2(29) Conference Room, Viceregal Lodge, Simla. 
Photo 134/2(30) Lord Pethick-Lawrence broadcasting from the All India Radio. 
Photo 134/2(31) [Alexander, Pethick-Lawrence and Cripps] With the press. Replying to questions on the Cabinet Delegation's statement. 
Photo 134/2(32) With the press. [Stafford Cripps addressing the assembled journalists.] 
Photo 134/2(33) With the press. [Lord Pethick-Lawrence] Replying to questions on the delegation's statement. 
Photo 134/2(34) With the press. [Stafford Cripps] Explaining the delegation's statement. 
Photo 134/2(35) Adieu: Farewell party at the Viceroy's House, [New Delhi. Group portrait of guests]. 
Photo 134/2(36) Adieu: Farewell party at the Viceroy's House, [New Delhi. A.V. Alexander]. 
Photo 134/2(37) Departure from the Willingdon Aerodrome. [Lord Pethick-Lawrence and Stafford Cripps about to board the plane]. 
Photo 134/2(38) Departure from the Willingdon Aerodrome. [The scene on the runway prior to boarding.] 


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