Part of a set of mounted prints of places and people in India (and on the journey there from England), received from Ralph Wardlaw Thompson [and possibly taken or acquired during his deputation, September 1882 - April 1883]

Scope and Content

Mounts have numbers on them; some were lent to a "Missionary Loan Exhibition" in Norwich [England] by Thompson. Groups include: the Rajah of Sawant Wadi and his sirdars; [Ann] Thomson 's [earlier Ann Baylis, nee Ann Cox] Eraneel Girls' School, Travancore [later Kerala]; people in front of the LMS Institution and [Mary] Budden and orphanage girls, Almora. Other places or buildings featured include: Strada sta Lucia and St Paul's Bay, Malta; curve of canal, Toussoun; [El] Kantara [El Qantara, Tunisia]; Well of Moses, Gulf of Suez [Egypt]; water tanks, Aden [later 'Adan, Republic of Yemen]; view from Town Hall, Bombay [Mumbai]; Khandalla Ghat; Parbutti Hill and tank, Poona [Pune]; Ganesa Temple, Vittalaraya Temple, stone car, and Bishtapiah Gopara, Hampi; umbrella trees and mission chapel fort, Bellary; "on the Bellary road from Cuddapah near ?Yerragumila"; panoramas over and museum, Banagalore; valley below Pagoda Point and the lake from Lake House, Shevaroy Hills; Coonoor Ghat, Coonoor, and Ooty Lake and Bazaar, Nilgiri Hills; Ariancavoo Temple; Cape Comorin; Banyan tree and the Teppa Tank, Madura [Madurai]; the ruins of Tirnmal's Palace; Trinchinopoly rock and tank; Srirangram (view from Roya Gopuram); Tanjore [Thanjavur]; beach, Buckingham Canal, and "native street", Madras [Chennai]; views over, the gorge, Waltair, view from Dolphin's nose, and beach and mosque, Vizagapatam [Vishakhapatnam]; street and general view of Vizianagram [Vizianagaram]; temples, ?"Jey Singh's observatory", and the burning ghat, Benares [Varanasi]; the brick tower at Sarnath; orphanage buildings, Leper Asylum, and Rev. [Henry] Coley's house, Almora; Massacre Ghat, the Memorial Well, and Memorial Church, Cawnpore [Kanpur]; Chuttu Mungil, gate of ?"Hoseinabad" Bazaar, general view of residency, Lucknow; Ramgarh Bridge at Sunrise; Rani Khet and Chowbattia; new assembly rooms, lower and upper ends of lake, and other views, Nynee Tal; Cashmere Gate, Lahore Gate fort, Chandui Chouk, ?Jumma Musjid, Motee Musjid Palace, the Great Archway (Kutub Minar), Delhi, and view of old Delhi; mausoleum of Prince Etmad Dowlah, Agra. Also includes: catamaran on beach. Prints taken by identified bodies including: Agius Photo; "G B"; Nicholas and Company, Madras; Bourne. 1 print mocked-up for cover of The Chronicle.

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Duplicates of 4 prints in file 2

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