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Album of photographs of India by Howard, Bourne & Shepherd, 1860-1870

MS. 23051 photogr. 56

Album of albumen prints containing architectural studies, landscapes and portraits taken in India.


  • Creation: 1860-1870


1 item

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. 23051 photogr. 56

Former reference:

Wilson Centre Accession Number: 89:3784; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 251

Biographical / Historical

Bourne & Shepherd was a photographic studio opened in Calcutta in 1863 by Samuel Bourne and Charles Shepherd. William Howard joined the studio in 1864, briefly becoming Howard, Bourne and Shepherd before his departure in 1866.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased at Sotheby's UK, 14/04/1989, lot 50. From the collection of Count Carl Wachtmeister of Sweden (1856-1935), the Swedish Royal Family's Equestrian Manager and Aide-de-Camp.

Physical Facet

Albumen prints from wet collodion plate negatives

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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