British soldier's photograph album
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This oblong spiral bound volume with "Snaps" in gold printed on the front cover comprises a collection of photographs probably kept by a British soldier in Lucknow, India between the years from 1912 to 1918. The album contains 103 snapshots taken chiefly Lucknow, India with some images from Palestine and Egypt. The images depict regiments of soldiers in formation, on foot, and on horseback, military camps, individual soldiers, and cannons. Pictures of landmarks include the Sphinx in Egypt and Jaffa Tower in Palestine. A majority of the scenic images are of sites and monuments in Lucknow including Chota Imambara, Remi Darwaza, the British Residency at Lucknow, and the Cawnpore Memorial Well. There are also images of horses and dogs performing tricks. The volume's green covers are detached.
Sold by Walkabout Books (Laguna Hills, California), 2016.
- University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
- Finding Aid Author
- Donna Brandolisio
- Finding Aid Date
- February 2017
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