Panorama of Elphinstone Circle, Bombay
Four albumen prints by an anonymous photographer, mounted contiguously on paper, depicting a panoramic view of the Elphinstone Circle (Horniman Circle Gardens), Bombay (Mumbai).
Russell Esterline travel films
Footage shot by Russell Esterline, ca. 1942 in Bombay, India; Singapore; and Penang, Malaysia. Family lore relates that Esterline was on one of the last boats out of Singapore before the Japanese invaded. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and …
Edited film was made with the intention of showing the old and the new of India and the people, their customs and beliefs. Filmed in wide screen the film includes Bombay, Madras, Mahabalapuram (rock hewn temples and the Hill of the Holy Eagles), Mysore, Bangalore, Madura, Bhubaneshwar, Konarak, Darjeeling, Taj …
Robert Haupt travel films of India
Footage taken while Haupt travelled in India and Pakistan while stationed at the Woodstock school in Landour/Mussoorie, Uttar Pradesh, one of the so-called "hill stations" of British India. Locations of interest include Mussoorie, Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), Jaipur (Rajasthan), Nagpur (Maharashtra), Bombay, the Portugese colony of Goa (India), and the …
Salim Ali films
Footage shot of, primarily, bird migration and other subject matter of ornithological interest throughout India. Footage also includes a tiger hunt and wildlife in Assam and an ornithological expedition to Sikkim. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture …
Catherine Glynn Benkaim Collection
Bourne, Samuel, 1834-1912
Murray, Colin Roderick, 1840-1884
Seven 19th-century albumen photographs taken by Samuel Bourne, Colin Murray and unknown photographers (possibly William Johnson and William Henderson). The photographs depict various scenes and people of India, including a portrait of a hunting party in Nepal, images of the Queen Victoria Monument in Bombay and views of Dal Lake, Calcutta …
Subhendu Guha Innovative Lives Presentation
This collection contains original, master, and reference videos documentingSubhendu Guha, inventor of the solar shingle.
Ray Rudolf letters
A letter from Herbert Read to Ray, June 6, 1956, mentioning an exhibition of Ray's paintings in Bombay, and a letter from Ray to Mr. [Henry Allen] Moe, undated, requesting grant money to paint in Mexico and briefly explaining his philosophies of art and his experiences in India.
Still Prints of Asia: Street view in Bhoondi, ca. 1900
Bourne and Shepherd
One carbon print, circa late 19th or early 20th century, with title, photographers' credit and reference number 2292 in the negative, appearing on the print in white on the lower left and right corners. Depicts a street scene in Bhoondi (probably Bundi), with hills in the background and Indian architecture and people in …
The People of India A Series of Photographic Illustrations, with Descriptive Letterpress, of the Races and Tribes of Hindustan
Kaye, John William, Sir, 1814-1876
London, C. Whiting Beaufort House, Strand, 1868-1875
Photographers represented include J.C.A. Dannenberg, R.H. DeMontmorency, E. Godfrey, W.W. Hooper, H.C. McDonald, J. Mulheran, G. Richter, Shepherd & Robertson (later as Bourne & Shepherd), B. Simpson, B.W. Switzer, H.C.B. Tanner, C.C. Taylor, and J. Waterhouse.