Sunday, June 3, 2012

popular views of the Jummoo and Kashmir territories, 1877

From 'The northern barrier of India: A popular account of the Jummoo and Kashmir territories' (1877) by Frederic Drew.

K2,28,265 feet; as seen from Turmik

A Dogra Soldier

Akhnoor Fort, on the Chenab

City of Srinagar. From a photograph by Francis Frith



Dards.  Photograph by Francis Frith


Dogra Fort at Skardu

Gilgit Fort in 1870

Glacier Near Sonamarg

Kangri

Kashmiri Boatmen. Photograph by Francis Frith


Kashmiri Brahmans.  Cloth sellers. Photograph by Francis Frith.
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Mosque of Shah Hamadan, Srinagar.
With view of the Kali Temple (?)

Note on the image from Man Mohan Munshi Ji:
Nanga Parbat (also known as Diamir by people of Astore and Chilas etc).
 It is apparently drawn with a
camera lucida.
The ridges in the foreground are of Tragbal and Kanzarwan


View approaching Baltal
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