Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Photographs of Kashmir from 19th and early 20th Century

Found a great flickr album of vintage photographs of Kashmir from 19th and early 20th Century.

The uploader of the great album Richardasplen, says:

I've had them for over 20 years. They were to be thrown out as junk. The Albums were in an appalling state of repair. Each Photo had to be lifted from it's rotting support to be saved.They came into my possession with a pile of books, equally rotten, given by a friend. There are 2 Albums, the first produced in the early 1890's, the second between 1905- 1910/12.This second album has been annotated on the reverse of each photo, the first unfortunately not, so I'm unsure where most were taken.
The collection consists of over 200 photos.
The photographs are probably by Fred Bremner.But, a lot of them are never seen before kind of stuff

Here is the link to the album of old photographs

And a big thanks to Richard!

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Mattan. Probably 1910.
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