Lot 482India – Calcutta – photographs a superb series...

Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm

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India – Calcutta – photographs a superb series of approx 14 albumen prints c1890s showing the factory and workings of a factory in Alipore, near Calcutta, devoted to producing uniforms for the British Army in India. Shots show workings, the Indian workforce, groups of the British managers, a display room with finished uniforms etc. Each mounted on modern white board, each print approx 30x20cm. An extremely rare series of photographs, perhaps the only in existence showing the workings of this operation at the height of the British Raj in India

Guide Price: £1000.00 - £1500.00

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