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Photographs Album details for shelfmark Photo 472/5

Ramsden Collection: Views in Kashmir (vol II).

Photographers: Sir Geoffrey Ramsden
Contents: 62 prints 80x91mm to 97x232mm
Provenance: (?)Estate of Sir Geoffrey Ramsden.
Notes: Complete collection comprises Photo 472/1-26. See also OIOC European Manuscripts, Mss Eur F180/47, for Ramsden's memoir of his civil service career.
Subjects: mountain scenery
Description: Blue cloth-bound photograph album measuring 215x270mm, containing prints mounted one to a page. An index at the beginning of the volume supplies captions for each print, and reference to the manuscript map in Photo 472/4 shows the places featured in the album. The album continues the documentation of Ramsden's tours in Kashmir between 1916-8.

Sir Geoffrey Charles Frescheville Ramsden (1893-1990) entered the army in 1914 and served as a captain with the 1st Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment on the North-West Frontier from 1915-19. He entered the Indian Civil Service the following year and was Secretary to the Indian Tariff Board from 1923-25. In 1926 and from 1931-34, he was Deputy Commissioner of Jubbulpore, and Commissioner, Jubbulpore Division 1936 and 1941-44. From 1937-40, he was Commissioner, Chhatisgarh Division and also served as Financial Commissioner, Central Provinces and Berar from 1941-45 and 1946-47. He retired in 1948.



Album contents:-
Photo 472/5(1) Wangat. Rajdainbul & Nagbal Temples. 
Photo 472/5(2) Wangat. Nagbal Temple. 
Photo 472/5(3) Martand Temple, near Islamabad. 
Photo 472/5(4) Martand Temple, near Islamabad. 
Photo 472/5(5) Lidar Valley. Eishmakan Monastery. 
Photo 472/5(6) Lidar Valley. R. Sind at Wangat. 
Photo 472/5(7) Lidar Valley. Bridge over [River Lidar at] Pahlgam. 
Photo 472/5(8) Atawat Valley. Bridge at Sonarwain. 
Photo 472/5(9) Atawat Valley. Villages. 
Photo 472/5(10) Atawat Valley. Flock of Pashmina goats. 
Photo 472/5(11) Lidar Valley. Pahlgam & the Kolohoi peaks (17,900ft). 
Photo 472/5(12) Lidar Valley. Aro. 
Photo 472/5(13) Lidar Valley. Lidarwat. 
Photo 472/5(14) Lidar Valley. Near Lidarwat. 
Photo 472/5(15) Lidar Valley. Kolohoi stream & peaks, near Aro. 
Photo 472/5(16) Lidar Valley. Lidarwat. 
Photo 472/5(17) Sind Valley. Near Guggangir. 
Photo 472/5(18) Sind Valley. Gagnewan, & Yamheur Pass (to Lidar). 
Photo 472/5(19) Sind Valley. Bridge over Sind near Gagnewan & baggage ponies. 
Photo 472/5(20) Sind Valley. Snow fans in gorge below Sonnamarg. 
Photo 472/5(21) Sind Valley. Peaks on left bank of gorge below Sonnamarg. 
Photo 472/5(22) Sind Valley. Peaks on left bank of gorge below Sonnamarg. 
Photo 472/5(23) Sind Valley. Just below Sonnamarg. 
Photo 472/5(24) Sind Valley. Peaks on right bank at entrance to gorge (& camp). 
Photo 472/5(25) Sind Valley. Just below Sonnamarg. 
Photo 472/5(26) Sind Valley. Just below Sonnamarg. 
Photo 472/5(27) Sind Valley. Kolohoi & Habaghwan peaks (17-18,000ft) at exit from gorge, on left bank just belw Sonnamarg. 
Photo 472/5(28) Sind Valley. Sonamarg. 
Photo 472/5(29) Sind Valley. Between Sonnamarg & Baltal (peaks 16,000ft). 
Photo 472/5(30) Sind Valley. Amarnath stream from Baltal. 
Photo 472/5(31) Sind Valley. Amarnath stream bridged by snow. 
Photo 472/5(32) Sind Valley. Amarnath stream bridged by snow. 
Photo 472/5(33) Sind Valley. Amarnath peak (17,300ft) from above the Zoji La Pass. 
Photo 472/5(34) Zoji La Pass (leading from Kashmir into Baltistan, 11,600'). 
Photo 472/5(35) Sind Valley. J.E.C. on snow bridge, near Amarnath. 
Photo 472/5(36) Pir Punjal. G.C.F.R. on Aphawat (14,000ft) above Gulmarg. 
Photo 472/5(37) Srinagar. Barasingh in zoo. 
Photo 472/5(38) Upper Jhelum. Rice fields between Payech & Kakapur. 
Photo 472/5(39) Sind Valley. Kangan village & cornfields. 
Photo 472/5(40) Sind Valley. Roses, near Kangan. 
Photo 472/5(41) Near Shupiyan. Yellow iris and Kashmiri girls, Arigam. 
Photo 472/5(42) Near Shupiyan. Sedau village. 
Photo 472/5(43) Pir Punjal. Forest guards at Ramshakan. 
Photo 472/5(44) Pir Punjal. Shupiyan village. 
Photo 472/5(45) Pir Punjal. Veshau, between Shupiyan & Mahinag. 
Photo 472/5(46) Pir Punjal. Bridge over Veshau, near Haribal Falls. 
Photo 472/5(47) Pir Punjal. Haribal Falls (Veshau River). 
Photo 472/5(48) Pir Punjal. Forest above Haribal Falls. 
Photo 472/5(49) Gulmarg. Killanmarg (leading to Aphawat). 
Photo 472/5(50) Pir Punjal. Forest below Mahinag. 
Photo 472/5(51) Pir Punjal. Mahinag, looking towards Konsa Nag. 
Photo 472/5(52) Pir Punjal. Mahinag, looking towards Konsa Nag. 
Photo 472/5(53) Pir Punjal. Mahinag, breaking up camp. 
Photo 472/5(54) Pir Punjal. Between Mahinag & Sotporkrian (looking N.). 
Photo 472/5(55) Pir Punjal. Between Mahinag & Sotporkrian (looking S.). 
Photo 472/5(56) Pir Punjal. Sotporkrian, tarn & ascent to Konsa Nag. 
Photo 472/5(57) Pir Punjal. Konsa Nag - Lake (frozen) & peaks (15,700'). 
Photo 472/5(58) Pir Punjal. Between Mahinag & Sotporkrian (looking N.). 
Photo 472/5(59) Srinagar. 'Suffering Moses' (Sufder Moghul). 
Photo 472/5(60) Gugar family, near Mahinag, Pir Punjal. 
Photo 472/5(61) Potter, at work in village near Katchnambal, Sind Valley. 
Photo 472/5(62) Sumbal. Mohurram Festival races. 


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