KASHMIR. Private photo album containing 68 original photographs, each measuring 89 by 112 mm, slotted into mounts of a cloth-bound photo-album. Kashmir, c. 1895-1908.
Foolscap 8vo. Original pale taupe cloth, front cover lettered in gilt, a little worn and with repairs; most images captioned, mounting boards occasionally a little spotted, photos in good condition.
This photo album documents the life, sports, and travels of a British family residing in Kashmir, with striking images of the high-altitude landscapes, polo matches at Hunza, one against the Raja of Astore's team, Srinagar, Hari Parbat Fort, the hillstation of Gulmarg at 2,600m altitude, Baramulla, Gubkar (with an image of 'our 1st home'), Dal Lake, Tragbal, Raltu, Hunza Valley and Balti Fort, Jammu with military parades and state elephants.