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Glacier near Old Kokser. c1866


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Glacier near Old Kokser. c1866

19th century Photograph of India by Samuel Bourne taken between 1864 
and 1866. Individual photograph from a presentation album dated March
1868. Photograph has been removed from album and is held in an archival 
English photographer Samuel Bourne arrived in India in January 1863 
and for the next seven years traveled the country extensively taking 
exquisite photographs. He ventured deep into the Himalayas, and Kashmir 
and going even further into the Himalayas a second time, 
photographing sights that even today, few have ever seen. 

Ref: 3in1527

Condition: Excellent contrast and tonality

Photographer : Samuel Bourne #1448

Size: 9.25 x 11.25 inches, 235 x 288 mm

Bourne noted: ‘The valley was closely hemmed in by rocky precipices and barren hills, and the heat again became oppressive. During a long march of 14 miles I stopped to take two pictures – one of the end of a glacier which poured through a dip in the ridge and came down almost to the margin of the river….’

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