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Felice Beato.

Kashmiri Gate Delhi.

This double gate was originally constructed by the army engineer Robert Smith in 1835. It was the scene of fierce fighting during the 'Indian Mutiny' of 1857 and the recapture of Delhi from the sepoys.

Circa 1860.

Silver albumen print. 270 x 195mm. (10.6 x 7.7ins).

PH000031 £375   

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Randolph Holmes.

Mulbek Gompa (monastery), Eastern Ladakh.

‘Mulbek Gompa itself is spectacularly situated on the very pinnacle of a crag 200 metres above the main road, with a footpath winding up to it from behind...', Janet Rizvi, Ladakh, Crossroads of High Asia, Oxford University Press, Delhi 1996.

Circa 1925.

Gelatin silver print mounted on original card. Titled in pencil "Mulbek temple perched on the heights. Ladakh". 270mm x 250mm. (10.6 x 9.75ins).

PH000029 £1,000   

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