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Indian photographic album
Mohammad Rasul Khanji (donator)..
Souvenir of Junagadha. Presented to H. E. Lord Northcote, governor of Bombay, by H. H. Rasulkhanji, Nawab of Junagadth 1901. (gilt title to front cover). , Junagadth 1901.
60 original photographs, (silver prints ca 365 x 285 mm slightly varying in size) mountred on 30 grey cardboard leaves with mounted and printed captions. Cont. brown morocco, richly gilt all over, all edges gilt. Oblong folio (465 x 380 mm). Minor rubbing to gilding else fine.
The album was given to Lord Northcote by the ruler Mohammad Rasul Khanji (1892 – 1911). A marvellous album with views of buildings, streets, campsites, landscape, portraits etc. from the city and district of Junagadh, nowadays part ot the state of Gujarat. The photographs are unfortunately not signed. All in very good to excellent tonal ranges.