Saturday, April 21, 2012

Sketches of Happy Valley, 1879

Illustrations from 'The Happy Valley: Sketches of Kashmir & the Kashmiris' by W. Wakefield (1879)

Fateh Kadal,  the third bridge

Shah Hamadan

View of Anantnag town

Marble Pavilion, Shalimar


Martand

Shankrachraya Temple

Sind Valley between Sonamarg and Baltal
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  1. Photograph titled Shah Hamdan Shrine: What stuck me were the houses depicted on the far right corner. The house in the white was present even at the time of our exodus i.e 1989-90, as were most of the other houses. I lived just one bridge down stream. We should have laws like in European countries to protect such price less heritage. Reading PDF file about Gardens. Is it possible to download it ?? I do most of my reading on my tablet now during metro rides to and fro office. Browser on my tablet has problem opening the PDF posted. Dinesh

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  2. Thanks for that info. on the building. Really interesting! About the pdf...there was earlier some rights issue with the file. I have fixed that now. It should be viewable now. Also I have updated that post with the direct link to the doc from where you can easily download the file.

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