Colonel Hope Kelsall Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises photographs taken by Kelsall while on leave from the British Army in India, broadly 1890-1910, showing scenes in India, Sri Lanka (dated 1905), China, Japan, Burma and Korea. The subjects include buildings, people and landscapes. A few of the photographs taken in China have been partly coloured in. Most are undated.

Administrative / Biographical History

Hope Waddell Kelsall (1869-1949) was born at sea off the Isle of Wight. He married Jane Hope Mitchell in Averstoke, Gosport, in 1899. At this time he was a Lieutenant in the Royal Engineers. Kelsall served in the British Army in India.

Access Information

This collection is fully accessible and not subject to restrictions under the Data Protection Act.

Conditions Governing Use

Material in this collection may remain in copyright but further details are unknown. Photocopies or digital images can only be supplied by the Library for research or private study. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain the copyright holder's permission to reproduce for any other purpose. Guidance is available for tracing copyright status and ownership