Mid-Twentieth Century photogrpah collection. Indian Photograph Album.
Date of Publication: 1946
Stock Code: 5956
Small landscape quarto photograph album, leaves approx 12" x 10". Unpaginated. 96 black and white photographs mounted on black card with captions in white calligraphy. Hand-drawn map of India to first page with one Rupee note to verso. Black faux leather boards with gilt 'Snapshots' title to upper board and black-and-white cord ties. Splits to upper board along upper and lower edges with 2" splits at upper and lower spine edge and padding visible. Wear around edges of lower board, head and tail of spine and spine edges with some loss of faux leather and board visible. Contents clean and crisp.
A fascinating album of photos of buildings, scenery and people taken between 1945 and 1946 including Agra, the Tomb of Akbar the Great, Naini-Tal, cremation pyres, Army photos (No. 10 IEME Training Centre, 509 Command Sergeants Mess),Fatehpur-Sikri and many more. All pages are beautifully captioned with white calligraphy.