Kangra – The Golden Temple. c1864
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 mat. 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.
Condition: Excellent contrast and tonality, small nick 3/16 inch, 5 mm to the right of the minaret.
Photographer : Samuel Bourne # 512
Size: 9.25 x 11.125 inches, 235 x 283 mm
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