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India 1850s

Photographs of India in the middle of 19th century.
Hindoo Temple
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Kashmir Foliage on the Dhul Canal

Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1864-1866.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 2002.028.003

Front of Puthu Mundapum

Artist: Linnaeus Tripe.Artist Bio: British, 1822 - 1902.Creation Date: 1858.Process: salt print.Credit Line: Gift of Prentice and Paul Sack.Accession Number: 1997.025.042

Entrance to Nave (Simhasanum) North Portico

Artist: Linnaeus Tripe.Artist Bio: British, 1822 - 1902.Creation Date: 1858.Process: salt print.Credit Line: Gift of Prentice and Paul Sack.Accession Number: 1997.025.043

West Front of the Puthu Mundapum

Artist: Linnaeus Tripe.Artist Bio: British, 1822 - 1902.Creation Date: 1858.Process: salt print.Credit Line: Gift of Prentice and Paul Sack.Accession Number: 1997.025.041

Hindoo Temple

Artist: Unknown artist.Creation Date: c. 1858.Process: calotype.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 2006.045.035

General View of Wanga Valley, India

Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1863.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of Joe and Tara Holley ... more

Parbutti Hill and Tank

Title: Parbutti Hill and Tank.Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1863 - 1870.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession N... more

Tower of Victory

Title: Tower of Victory .Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: c. 1863 - 1870.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Num... more

Sadhs (Fakeers)

Artist: Shepherd and Robertson.Artist Bio: Indian photography studio, active 1862 - 1870.Creation Date: 1863.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Anonymous donation.Accession Number: 1993.033.006

Untitled (group of six)

Artist: Shepherd and Robertson.Artist Bio: Indian photography studio, active 1862 - 1870.Creation Date: 1863.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Anonymous donation.Accession Number: 1993.033.007

A Shooting Party in Camp Srinuggar, Kashmir

Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1864.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Museum purchase ... more

Kashmir Baramula View Down the River

Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1864-1865.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 2002.028.004

Mausoleum-Agra

Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1865.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 1997.011.002

Trichinopoly: West side of large gopuram

Title: Trichinopoly: West side of large gopuram.Artist: Edmund David Lyon.Artist Bio: British, c. 1829 - 1891.Creation Date: c. 1865 - 1871.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph B... more

The Horse Shoe Topped Monolith and Stone Elephant (near Madrail)

Artist: Edmund David Lyon.Artist Bio: British, c. 1829 - 1891.Creation Date: c. 1865-1871.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 2006.045.078

Tomb of Mirza Jehangir, Delhi

Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1865.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 2002.028.012

Katary Falls from Below

Artist: Edmund David Lyon.Artist Bio: British, c. 1829 - 1891.Creation Date: c. 1865-1871.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 2006.045.081

General View, Bhurtpore

Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1865.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 2002.028.008

The Chandney Chouk, The Principle Street in Delhi

Book Title: #1356.Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1865.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 2003.019.002

Ruins of the Fort of Toghlukabad, Insidethe Fort, Delhi

Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1865.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Anonymous donation.Accession Number: 1993.033.002

Interior of the Chousut Kamba, or Sixty-four Pillared Hall, Delhi

Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1865.Print Date: 1865.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of Arthur Ollman.Accession Number: 1992.031.001

Conical Roofed Stone Temple

Artist: Edmund David Lyon.Artist Bio: British, c. 1829 - 1891.Creation Date: c. 1865-1871.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 2006.045.079

Tomb of Shums-ood-deen Altomsh, builderof the Kutub, Delhi (side a)

Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1865.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Anonymous donation.Accession Number: 1993.033.004

Public Works Secretariat

Artist: Bourne and Shepherd.Artist Bio: Indian photography studio, established 1866.Creation Date: c. 1870s.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Numbe... more

Nynee Tal, Artist's "Bit" Trees

Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1867.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 2003.019.007

Delhi, the Kutub Minar and Surrounding Ruins

Title: Delhi, the Kutub Minar and Surrounding Ruins.Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1867.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collect... more

Elphinstone College and Sassoon Library

Title: Elphinstone College and Sassoon Library.Artist: Bourne and Shepherd.Artist Bio: Indian photography studio, established 1868.Creation Date: late 19th Century.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of th... more

Aquaduct of the Ganges Canal, Boorkee

Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1868.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 2002.028.016

Plain of Er Raha'n From Base of Ras Sufsafeh

Artist: James McDonald.Artist Bio: British, 1822 - 1885.Creation Date: 1868.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Purchased with funds provided by Lea and Betsy Rudee.Accession Number: 2003.011.001

Darjeeling, Forest Scene near Tukvar, India

Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1869.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of Joe and Tara Holley ... more

Tricltinoply, Temple and Enclosure

Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1869.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 2003.019.009

Ajanta, Interior of Cave No. 9

Book Title: #1930.Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1869.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 2003.019.004

Elora, Interior of Indur Subha with Figure of Indra

Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1869.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 2003.019.005

General View of the Seringham Pagodas

Book Title: #2060.Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1869.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 2003.019.008

Cocoanut Fair after the Ceremony

Artist: Bourne and Shepherd.Artist Bio: Indian photography studio, established 1866.Creation Date: c. 1870s.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Numbe... more

Princes Dock (ship)

Title: Princes Dock (ship).Artist: Bourne and Shepherd.Artist Bio: Indian photography studio, established 1868.Creation Date: c. 1870s.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim... more

Arrival of Mail Steamer off Apolla Bunder

Artist: Bourne and Shepherd.Artist Bio: Indian photography studio, established 1866.Creation Date: c. 1870s.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Numbe... more

Panorama of Bombay

Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1870.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 2002.028.017b

Bombay, Group of Brahmins, Parbu Caste

Artist: Unknown artist.Creation Date: 1870s.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 2006.045.043

Victoria Station

Title: Victoria Station.Artist: Bourne and Shepherd.Artist Bio: Indian photography studio, established 1868.Creation Date: c. 1870s.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Co... more

Interior of Temple at Gwalior Fort

Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1870.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 2002.028.009

Panorama of Bombay

Artist: Samuel Bourne.Artist Bio: British, 1834 - 1912.Creation Date: 1870.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 2002.028.017a

Harbor from St. Xavier's College Showing Victoria Station and Municipal Office

Artist: Bourne and Shepherd.Artist Bio: Indian photography studio, established 1866.Creation Date: c. 1870s.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Numbe... more

Ahmedabad, Shah Ahums Mosque

Artist: Bourne and Shepherd.Artist Bio: Indian photography studio, established 1866.Creation Date: c. 1871.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number... more

Courtyard and Entrance to Fort Amber

Artist: Bourne and Shepherd.Artist Bio: Indian photography studio, established 1866.Creation Date: 1871.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 2... more

Jain Temple

Artist: Bourne and Shepherd.Artist Bio: Indian photography studio, established 1866.Creation Date: c. 1873.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number... more

Elephants and Englishmen in North India (4 photos)

Title: Elephants and Englishmen in North India (4 photos).Artist: Unknown artist.Creation Date: c. 1874 - 1875.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Nu... more

Elephanta, Group of Figures Near Water Cave

Artist: Bourne and Shepherd.Artist Bio: Indian photography studio, established 1866.Creation Date: c. 1875.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number... more

View of Almorah

Title: View of Almorah.Artist: John Edward Sache.Artist Bio: Active India, 1865 - 1882.Creation Date: late 19th century.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Acc... more

Hunters

Artist: Bourne and Shepherd.Artist Bio: Indian photography studio, established 1866.Creation Date: c. 1874-1876.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession N... more

Elephanta, General View Showing Linga Chapel

Artist: Bourne and Shepherd.Artist Bio: Indian photography studio, established 1866.Creation Date: c. 1875.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number... more

Elephanta, The Three Headed Figure at Back of Cave

Artist: Bourne and Shepherd.Artist Bio: Indian photography studio, established 1866.Creation Date: 1875.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 2... more

Interior of the royal drawing-room tent

Photograph showing the elaborately decorated interior of a tent used during the tour of India by the Prince of Wales, 1875-76.

H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, and elephant, Terai

Photograph showing the Prince of Wales posing with elephant bearing a howdah, Terai, India, 1875 or 1876.

Darjeeling, bridge over the Rungroo

Photograph of pedestrians on a wooden bridge over rocky falls, Darjeeling, India.

Near Ramguria

Title: Near Ramguria.Artist: John Edward Sache.Artist Bio: Active India, 1865 - 1882.Creation Date: late 19th century.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Acces... more

Wai [India] / Bourne & Shepherd.

Photograph showing river's edge, with temples on opposite shore.

Ootacamund [i.e., Udagamandalam], general view

Photograph of valley including town of Ootacamund, now Udagamandalam.

Futtepore Sikri: The Panch Mahal

Title: Futtepore Sikri: The Panch Mahal.Artist: John Edward Sache.Artist Bio: Active India, 1865 - 1882.Creation Date: late 19th century.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benka... more

Ahmedabad, Rani Sipri's Mosque

Artist: Unknown artist.Creation Date: c. 1880.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection.Accession Number: 2006.045.045

Kling boy, India

Studio picture of small, almost nude, boy posed standing full lgth. in front of large rock.

Woman wearing court dress and Indian jewelry

Photo shows a young noble woman, seated, facing front, wearing a dress with head covering, also arm, wrist, and ankle bands, finger and toe rings, nose piercing, and a large necklace.

Transportation

Photo shows four men riding in a two-wheel horse-drawn cart in India.

Agra, Taj Mahal

Historic Sites

India--Fakir with monkeys

Indian Fakir, full-length portrait, seated on cloth with two monkeys.

Parsee wedding, India

Group of 21 people posed.

[Snake charmers, India]

Photo shows three men, one man squatting before a cobra in a pot, holding the snake with his right hand and making a fist with his left in front of the snake's head, the second man is standing with a large snak... more

Official, India

Man standing, full-length, holding umbrella, left hand on back of chair.

India--Benares--Monkey Temple

Interior view of the monkey temple at Benares, India, showing elaborately carved columns and doorways.