Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Old Photographs of Kashmir, 1903

Following images are from the book Irene Petrie : Missionary to Kashmir (1903). Includes some rare photographs by Geoffroy Millias.
Srinagar: The Fourth bridge, Hari Parbat, and in the distance Kotwal and Haramuk

Dal Lake at Gagribal

Maharaja passing the C.M.S. School on his state entry into Srinagar

Pandit Oarsmen

Holton Cottage

St. Luke's Chruch (built in around 1896 ) and the C.M.S hospital. 

High Street, Leh

3 comments:

  1. I finally managed to go to JK.
    ... during the flash floods and the curfew.

    These old photos make a lot more sense to me now!

    Any Awraads in your music collection, could not buy any CDs due to the bandh.

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  2. Hi,
    thanks for sharing the links! Just went through them. Not the best time to visit but amazing pics!

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  3. Wow i actually can c the bridge in its old glory itz is fateh kadal n in another pic ( that i viewed on other site) i can c the roof top of our old house amazing any more pics n fr info this old bridge doesnt exist any more courtesy flood in my child hood that happened n now we have a foot bridge there n actually i crossed it today on my way home

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